Flu season: a guide for parents

Flu season: a guide for parents
The flu spreads easily. You can spread it to others before you know you're sick. It can cause serious illness in infants and young children. Getting the flu vaccine is the best way to prevent flu and its complications. The vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months and older every year.

The New York State Department of Health provided the following informational guides as it relates to the flu.

The Flu: A Guide for Parents, English

The Flu: A Guide for Parents,; Spanish

For questions about the flu vaccine, please call your family health care provider. For more information about the flu, please visit the New York State Department of Health.