City Urges Everyone To Get A Flu Shot, And Not To Wait

Originally posted on CBS Chicago:

CHICAGO (CBS) — The leaves are starting to change and there is definitely a chill in the air, so you can be sure that flu season is just around the corner.

The Chicago Department of Public Health is offering flu shots across the city during its annual vaccination drive, and officials are urging everyone to take advantage.

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“The flu shot is a very safe and effective vaccine that we’ve had for many years, and so we know it’s a good thing, and it’s the best thing to prevent the flu,” said Dr. Julie Morita, medical director at the department.

You may think of the dead of winter more than early fall when you think of the flu. But Morita says now is the time to get the flu shot, not the middle of flu season.

“I think every year, we never know when the flu…

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