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The Booster Bulletin: Your Weekly Dose of Immunization News

August 21, 2020

The Booster Bulletin: Your Weekly Dose of Immunization News

Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and save medical resources for care of COVID-19 patients.The more people vaccinated; the more people protected. Do your part. Get a flu vaccine this fall.

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Pregnant Women & The Flu

August 20, 2020

Pregnant Women & The Flu

The flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. This is because changes in the immune system, heart and lungs during pregnancy make women (and women up to two weeks postpartum) more prone to severe illness from flu, as well as to hospitalizations and even death.

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