Flu season: get your shot today!

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 7:03pm

     Flu season is underway. Which means it is time to get that flu shot! Flu season lasts from August to May and typically hits its peak at the end or beginning of the year.

     Experts recommend you get the flu shot as soon as possible to better protect yourself. The shot is available at most pharmacies and some insurance companies covers it completely.

     Another reason you may want to get the shot ASAP?

    "With the government shutdown, that affects the Center for Disease Control," said Russell Krenek, Pharmacy Manager at Walgreens. "They're telling us they're not sure how much more flu vaccine we will be getting or when we'll be getting it."

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