The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends flu shots for everyone six months and older.

Ascension Wisconsin is supplying cost-free flu vaccinations at two web-sites in Milwaukee this thirty day period. And Froedtert Wellness is featuring generate-via flu pictures on two days in Menomonee Falls and West Bend.

Avoiding the spread of influenza is a high priority this calendar year mainly because of the coronavirus pandemic and the chance that hospitals could be overcome by COVID-19 and flu people.

The Facilities for Disorder Control and Prevention recommends flu pictures for everybody six months and older, Ascension Wisconsin explained in a information release.

People who are 65 years and more mature and grownups with chronic wellness situations, such as bronchial asthma, coronary heart ailment, diabetic issues and chronic kidney disorder, are at a higher threat of developing severe issues that have to have hospitalization from flu.

The flu vaccine normally takes nearly two months to turn into efficient, Ascension Wisconsin stated, and its physicians motivate every person to be vaccinated just before Oct. 31.

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The free of charge influenza vaccinations will be readily available at Ascension St. Joseph healthcare facility at 5000 W. Chambers St. from 9 a.m. to midday on Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28.