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Who's at Risk

Are you or a member of your family at increased risk of getting the flu or experiencing flu-related complications?  In this section you will learn who is at higher risk and special steps people in these groups should take during flu season.

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Children & Infants

Learn how to protect your children from the flu, get treatment instructions, and learn the warning signs that your child needs emergency medical assistance.

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Pregnant Women

Learn how changes to your immune system can make you more sensitive to the flu. Get information on keeping you and your baby safe and healthy during the flu season.

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Learn about your vaccination options, Medicare coverage, and when to contact your health care provider. Get information on the risk of flu-related complications, including pneumonia.

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People with Disabilities

Find out if your disability puts you at increased risk of getting the flu and how to keep yourself healthy this flu season.

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People with Health Conditions

Learn how your health condition increases your risk of getting the flu or experiencing flu-related complications and get condition-specific recommendations for staying healthy this flu season.

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Travelers & People Living Abroad

Get guidance on preparing for your trip, finding medical assistance while abroad, and what to do when you return.