Seasonal or High Dose (65+)
Free if enrolled in Non-HMO Medicare Part B
All others $20
Minors 5 years of age an older must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
TYPES OF FLU VACCINATION
“Regular” seasonal flu vaccine for all people 6 months of age and older:
contains inactivated virus; cannot give you flu; is injected into muscle
High Dose flu vaccine for people 65 years of age and older:
contains a higher amount
of inactivated virus; cannot give you flu ;
more mature immune
systems seem to need more inactivated virus to
reach a higher ; is
; isinjected into muscle
Vaccine Requirements for Child Care and Preschool in New Jersey
Good Health Habits
Vaccination is Not the Only Way to Help Prevent the Flu
These simple actions can stop the spread of germs and help protect you from getting sick:
Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.
Stay home when you are sick.
If possible, stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick. You will help prevent others from catching your illness.
Cover your mouth and nose.
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. It may prevent those around you from getting sick.
Clean your hands.
Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
Germs are often spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose, or mouth.
Other good habits, such as getting plenty of sleep, engaging in physical activity, managing stress, drinking water, and eating good food, will help you stay healthy in the winter and all year.
Source: Centers for Disease Control