Who should get the flu vaccine?
Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine. Vaccination is particularly important for people who are at high risk of serious complications from influenza.
Who should NOT get the vaccine?
- Children younger than 6 months of age are too young to get a flu shot.
- People with severe, life-threatening allergies to flu vaccine or any ingredient in the vaccine
- See special considerations regarding egg allergy for more information about egg allergies and flu vaccine. Learn more here.