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2016  Flu Campaign
NWHU flu clinics have wrapped up, but we will still be offering flu shots during our regular clinics, or you can receive the shot from a pharmacy or a local health care provider.
  
 
For more information or to book an appointment please call:1-800-830-5978.
 
 
 
Learn more about influenza, the common cold, and gastrointestinal infections (which is often mistakenly called the flu).
 
Influenza vaccine (flu shot)
You can get a flu shot from:
 
It takes 2 weeks to develop full immunity to the flu and protection lasts up to one year. You cannot get the flu from the vaccine, it does not contain live virus.
 
Stop the spread
The flu is spread from person to person by coughing, sneezing or other contact with fluids coming from the nose or mouth. It can also be spread by contact with contaminated surfaces. If you are ill and think you may have influenza learn more about how to stop the spread.
 
Public Health Question
  • Q:
    How old does my baby have to be to get the flu shot?
    A:
    ​The earliest age that your child can get their flu shot is 6 months. If your child is younger than 6 months or will be born during the flu season it is very important for those in the household as well as close contacts of the infant to have thei...