2019-2020 Influenza Season

 
 
 
 
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What you need to know

The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year.  

Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses.  It can cause mild to severe illness.  Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death.  Some people, such as the elderly, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications.  The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year.

Click here for more information on CDC updates & recommendations for the 2019-2020 Influenza Season.

Flu Resources for the Health Care Professional

2019-20 FLU SEASON

For Health Care Professionals: Preparing Your Practice/Fight Flu Toolkit

As healthcare professionals prepare to have conversations with patients around flu vaccination, CDC has pulled together a suite of digital and print-off materials to help in effectively conveying the threat of flu and why flu vaccination is so important.

These resources include:


 

 DHHS Immunization Program
Department of Health & Human Services
DHHS Immunization Program Contact List
Phone Number
(402) 471-6423
Toll Free Number
(800) 798-1696
Fax Number
(402) 471-6426
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026