For many of us, flu prevention begins and ends with getting our annual influenza vaccine. That is the best way to prevent the flu, but as we head into the busy holiday season—a time that often coincides with an increase in flu activity—it’s good to know there are other precautions you can also take to protect yourself.
4 Tips to Help Seniors Stay Healthy During the Holidays
Holiday gatherings are a time of sharing and celebrating. Unfortunately, that sharing can sometimes include the flu virus. If you’ve already had your flu shot, you are off to a great start. But there is still more you can do to guard against the virus:
More about Flu Shots
We know there are many misunderstandings that can keep older adults from getting their flu shot. If you or an older adult in your life is resisting, our article, “Busting the 5 most common myths about flu shots” will help separate fact from fiction when it comes to the vaccine.