Flu Facts for Adults 50 and Older

 

  In the 2016-2017 flu season, more than 6 million adults 50 years and older visited their doctor due to the flu. 

 In that same flu season, more than 500,000 adults 50 years and older were hospitalized due to the flu. 

A recent study shows that the rate of heart attacks increased almost 10 times within 1 to 3 days after the flu.

 

 

Don’t delay. Get vaccinated today.

 

For more information about the flu,
talk with your health care provider.