Why you should get the flu shot

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Posted Nov 1st, 2017 in News

Why you should get the flu shot

Flu season is upon us. It's important to protect you and your children from getting germs or spreading germs at home, work and school.

The flu spreads easily from infected persons through coughing and sneezing or by touching contaminated surfaces such as toys, doorknobs, eating utensils and unwashed hands.

Healthy habits, such as getting the flu shot, can protect you and your children from getting germs or spreading germs at home, work and school.

Tips from Niagara Region Public Health on preventing the spread of infectious diseases and to keep healthy are available here.

A list of flu shot locations in Niagara is available here.

Watch a video on the importance of the flu shot and myths surrounding the flu vaccine:

Niagara Health System