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It is December, and you have not yet had a flu vaccine. What should you do if you are among the people for whom a vaccine is recommended?

A Call your doctor for an appointment and get the vaccine.

Because the flu generally peaks as late as January, there is still opportunity to catch the disease. A flu vaccine is recommended. Choice Avoid other people is incorrect; most people do not have the opportunity to avoid others for months at a time. The response Wait until next year is also incorrect. There is no such thing as a double vaccine nor would waiting solve the issue of the current year. The local public health board has no jurisdiction over a private individual’s choice of a vaccine, making choice Contact your local public health board incorrect.