Healthcare providers are on the front lines of preventing, containing and treating seasonal flu during this flu season. In addition to regular updates on the flu in Kane County, this page provides the information and tools you need to ensure your patients have the information to make informed decisions about their health and their children’s health during this flu season.
A seasonal vaccine is distributed routinely every year. The composition of the flu vaccine is updated annually, usually containing a combination of strains of Influenza A and Influenza B virus components, as recommended by FDA's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC). While there are many different flu viruses, this year the majority of flu vaccines protects against the four viruses that research suggests will be most common.
For more information on the 2022-2023 flu vaccine recommendations please go to https://www.cdc.gov/flu/season/faq-flu-season-2022-2023.htm.
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