While seasonal influenza (flu) viruses can be detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter. The exact timing and duration of flu seasons can vary, but influenza activity often begins to increase in October. Most of the time flu activity peaks between December and February, although activity can last as late as May.
Flu Vaccine Finder – find where you can get the flu shot near you.
Prevent the flu– YouTube video from the CDC. This informational, 1-minute-50-second video raises awareness about preventing influenza (flu), including receiving a flu vaccine every year.
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