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December 9th is Highlighted as Older Adults Day during National Influenza Vaccination Week

CDC has designated December 5-11 as National Influenza Vaccination Week to highlight the importance of being vaccinated to prevent the flu. December 9 is Older Adults day to highlight the need for the 65+ to be vaccinated because of the greater risk of serious medical consequences from having the flu.

For more in-depth information on National Influenza Vaccination Week, see CDC’s key points on National Influenza Vaccination Week.

For e-greetings that encourage your friends to get their flu shots, see AoA’s flu e-cards.