The flu season seems to be a severe one this year. The typical time to get a flu shot is at the start of the flu season, usually in August or September, but the flu season is nowhere near over - did you know that the CDC defines the flu season as October through May? And, that it's not too late to get a flu vaccine?
The Minnesota Department of Health is recommending flu shots for adults and children over 6 months old, and strongly recommending the vaccine for high-risk groups, such as the elderly and those suffering from respiratory illnesses.
Where to get a flu shot in Minneapolis and St. Paul? Your doctor's office, a public health clinic, a commercial pharmacy, your school or community organization may have the vaccine. Here's more information on where to get a flu vaccine in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Twin Cities.