Public Health & Flu Update

The flu vaccine is recommended by the Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention for all people older than six months. It takes about two weeks for a flu shot for it to become fully effective. Talk to your MaineHealth provider about making an appointment to get a vaccination.

For more information on where to get a flu shot, visit the Maine CDC website.

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