Who's at Risk for the Flu?

Who's at Risk for the Flu?

Everyone is at risk of getting the flu and those 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine. You should especially receive a vaccination if you or someone you live with or care for is at high risk of complications from the flu, including:

  • Children and Infants
  • Pregnant Women
  • Seniors
  • People with Diabetes
  • People with Health Conditions
  • Travelers & People Living Abroad

Where Can I Get a Vaccine?

Your primary care physician can provide you with a flu vaccination. Many states are now offering free or discounted flu vaccines due to this year’s serious outbreak. Contact your primary care physician for more information or visit FLU.GOV and use the Flu Vaccine Finder.

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LUTHERAN HEALTH NETWORK
BLUFFTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER | DUKES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL | DUPONT HOSPITAL* | KOSCIUSKO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL*
LUTHERAN HEALTH PHYSICIANS | LUTHERAN HOSPITAL* | MEDSTAT | THE ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITAL* | REDIMED | REHABILITATION HOSPITAL*
ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL*

*A physician owned hospital.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.
ER wait times are door to clinical professional and can change quickly depending on the urgency of patients that arrive by ambulance. Lutheran Health Network provides care to patients with life-threatening illnesses first.

Because our ER and Urgent Care staffs must treat patients based on the severity of illness or injury, your time is not guaranteed. We will see you as close to your designated time as possible. If your symptoms worsen or you believe you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Department as soon as possible.

Patient results may vary. Consult your physician about the benefits and risks of any surgical procedure or treatment.