Take advantage of your flu shot—more important than ever this year

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Getting your flu shot will be more important than ever this year. Be sure to take action against the flu and protect yourself and your loved ones by getting a flu shot.

Medicare covers a flu shot

Flu viruses change each year, so it’s important to get a flu shot each flu season. Once per flu season, for people with Medicare you pay nothing when you get your shot from a doctor or another health care provider (like senior centers and pharmacies) that accepts Medicare.

To make sure you’re safe this flu season, you should take important measures to prevent the flu, like:

  • Washing your hands
  • Covering your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze
  • Staying home when you’re sick
  • Cleaning frequently touched surfaces

Visit CDC.gov for more information on how to safely get a flu shot during the pandemic. Get your flu shot today!