Anyone over 6 months old should be getting their flu shot, even if you haven't gotten the flu before. In addition, people who live with or care for those who are not able to get the flu shot should be vaccinated. Langley explains healthy people around 25 years old who catch the flu will experience a high fever, feel achy, and won't be able to sleep.
Since babies under the age of 6 months can not be vaccinated, moms, dads and others who are around these infants should get vaccinated so the baby doesn't catch the flu, he said.
"Flu can be a unsafe disease for people of all ages, even healthy children and adults", said State Health Commissioner Dr. Terry Cline.
"As much as 10 percent of the US workforce will get the flu this year, with 17 million workdays lost as a result", said Cline.
Chief Officer of HSE Mid West Community Healthcare Maria Bridgeman commented: "Flu can be very serious, I think it is imperative everybody gets the flu vaccination, not only to protect themselves but to protect their family, colleagues and patients".
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While only moderate in severity, last year's flu season was record-breaking in duration, with flu activity remaining high for 21 weeks.
If you're vaccinated, you can significantly reduce the odds of being hospitalized for flu, he said.
"This year's seasonal flu vaccine is a quadrivalent vaccine which protects against the four strains of flu virus recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the strains most likely to be circulating in the northern hemisphere this season".
The Madill Health Department had a drive-thru flu vaccine clinic on Thursday.