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FAQs: Can I Get My COVID-19 and Flu Vaccine at the Same Time?

April 8, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked questions about vaccines, including flu vaccines. Stay tuned as we share updates and answer common questions about the flu as it relates to COVID-19. Can I Get My Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines at the Same Time? Yes! While originally the CDC and others did not recommend getting any vaccine at […]

FAQs: Are There Different Types of Flu Vaccines?

February 23, 2021 - As we hear about several COVID-19 vaccinations becoming available from different companies, it has brought to light more questions about flu vaccines. In this post, we’ll answer common questions about the flu shot from our Facebook and Twitter communities. Are there different types of flu vaccines? Yes, there are different kinds of flu vaccines approved by the FDA.  Flu […]

FAQs: Is There More Than One Flu Virus?

February 18, 2021 - While the flu vaccine has been safely used for more than 50 years, there are still a lot of questions around the flu virus and the vaccines. In this post, we’ll answer common questions about the flu and flu shot from our Facebook and Twitter communities. Is there more than one flu virus? There are four types of […]

FAQs: Is the Flu Vaccine Safe?

January 28, 2021 - FAQs: Is the Flu Vaccine Safe? It is important to get your annual flu vaccine to reduce your risk of flu illness, symptoms, and severe complications. But many members of our Facebook and Twitter communities have questions about vaccine safety. Safety is the number one focus in making vaccines. The CDC and the FDA continuously […]

FAQs: Does the Flu Vaccine Work?

January 22, 2021 - One common misconception about the flu vaccine is that it doesn’t work – some think that it can even cause the flu! In this post, we’ll answer common questions about the flu shot from our Facebook and Twitter communities. Does the flu vaccine cause the flu? No! You cannot contract the flu from a flu […]

FAQs: The Flu and COVID-19

January 13, 2021 - There is a lot of information floating around about COVID-19 and we are all doing our best to stay informed and safe. We want to help cut through the noise and provide you with reliable information to help you and your family stay safe this year. Here are some answers to commonly asked questions on […]
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Flu Vaccine Q&A – COVID-19 Booster & Flu Shots Simultaneously

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October 13, 2021 - As an organization that has been discussing and advocating for flu vaccines for 17 years and counting, we’ve heard every question imaginable.  With COVID-19 vaccines on people’s minds, we want to help you get the answers you need to safely get vaccinated.  Is it safe to get a COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as […]
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mRNA Technology Offers Hope for Flu Vaccine Advancements

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August 5, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic made vaccines a daily topic in news, popular culture, and even conversations among friends. Messenger RNA (mRNA) technology in particular was thrust in the spotlight as two COVID-19 vaccines using mRNA, from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, were authorized for emergency use by the FDA. mRNA vaccines are a new approach to vaccination, but […]

Flu Vaccination Does NOT Increase Risk of COVID-19

October 13, 2020 - This year, depending on which one you get, the annual flu vaccine will protect against three or four types of flu viruses. It does not contain the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which is the novel coronavirus commonly referred to as “COVID-19”. Potential COVID-19 vaccines are still being tested and are not yet available. False Claims There have […]
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Flu Vaccine Recommendations During COVID-19

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August 22, 2020 - Public health efforts have been focused on “flattening the curve” during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that we do not overwhelm healthcare systems. However, as flu arrives in the fall, there will be two overlapping viruses that both can cause illness, hospitalizations, and death. How can we flatten the COVID-19 curve while another virus enters […]

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