True or False: A yearly flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself from the flu.

Answer: True! 
The flu vaccine reduces the risk of flu illness by up to 60 percent during seasons when it is well matched to circulating flu viruses. Flu vaccination can reduce the severity of symptoms and flu-related hospitalizations, particularly among children, older adults and people with chronic health conditions.

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Get Vaccinated

Have you had a flu shot yet?  If yes, thank you for your commitment to staying healthy! Tell your friends and family about the importance of getting vaccinated.

If you haven’t yet had a flu shot, make an appointment with your Carilion Clinic primary care provider or walk in to any VelocityCare location or Carilion Clinic Pharmacy during business hours.