The 2017-2018 flu season started October 1, 2017. Flu vaccine is readily available at the Health Department, local pharmacies and your medical provider’s office. Everyone 6 months and older should be vaccinated against the flu. People aged 65 and older and those with a chronic disease, and children under 5 years of age have the greatest chance of complications and death from influenza. Pregnant women should receive the flu vaccination during pregnancy to protect themselves and their unborn child. It is not too late to get a Flu Shot, protect yourself, your family and your community and get vaccinated today.