Get the Flu Facts

As we welcome 2014, we also say hello to flu season. But January also welcomed back 2009’s killer swine flu. University of Utah Health Care wants to remind everyone it’s not too late to get your flu shot. The traditional flu vaccine is made to protect against three different flu viruses, including the H1N1 virus (or commonly known as the swine flu). Everyone who is at least 6 months of age should get a flu vaccine this season. Learn more about the flu and if you haven't already done so, schedule an appointment at a University of Utah health center to get you flu shot today. More...

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Flu On The Scope

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  • Jan 3, 2014

    The Swine Flu is Back

    The official beginning of the flu season is January 1, and this year the H1N1 virus is shaping up to be the dominant strain that’s going around. Is it a big deal? ...

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  • Nov 20, 2013

    Straight Talk - Flu Shots

    If you research flu shots on the Internet, chances are you’ll find a lot of scary and often wrong information. Some websites suggests they don’t work, others say they’re more dangerous than the flu itself ...

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  • Oct 28, 2013

    Flu Shots are Safe for Pregnant Women

    Pregnant women are among those who are highly vulnerable to the flu. Dr. Kirtly Jones discusses why flu shots are safe during pregnancy and what you need to know if you're pregnant during flu season ...

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  • Oct 25, 2013

    Flu Shots Really Do Protect Kids

    Flu season is here and you might have wondered: do flu vaccines really make a difference? ...

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  • Sep 25, 2013

    Flu Shot Facts and Myths

    Flu season is here and you might have wondered: do flu vaccines really make a difference? ...

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