All About Flu Shots: Myths, Facts and Why You Should Get One

No one wants to get sick, especially with the flu. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of the flu can result in hospitalization or death. Some people, particularly older adults, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk of serious flu complications.

The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year.

0891 Member Exclusive TypeYou can get a free flu shot by showing your HAP ID card at your doctor’s office. You can also can visit HAP-affiliated locations, such as:

We want to help you stay healthy this flu season. Read more here to learn about the flu and why a flu shot is important.

8 Myths About the Flu: What You Need to Know to Minimize Your Risk

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What you need to know to minimize your risk from catching a deadly flu.

3 Reasons to Get Your Flu Shot Today

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The flu is nothing to sneeze at – time to get protected.

4 Things You Need to Know About Vaccines

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Don’t fall victim to myths, the truth about how vaccines can keep you – and others – healthy.

You Never Outgrow Vaccines: What You Should Know About Adult Immunizations

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Childhood vaccinations aren’t enough. Learn how to protect yourself from disease in adulthood.

Need Same-Day Care? Convenient Options Beyond Urgent Care or the ER

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Get same-day care when you want it. Even from the comfort of home.

Superbugs Are Thriving: Do You Know How to Protect Yourself?

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Dangerous bacteria are on the prowl, and doctors are worried.

4 Ways to Stay Healthy This Winter

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Is winter weather keeping you indoors? Make your time inside count with these four tips.

Protect Your Family From Colds and Flu With These Expert Tips

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To fight colds and flu, eat right, get enough sleep and remember to wash your hands.

Germs Are Gross. Here’s a Simple Way to Stop Spreading Them

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Adopt this simple habit and you’ll instantly be on your way to better health.

Categories: Get Healthy

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