Influenza (flu) is a contagious disease that can make you and your family very sick. Even healthy people can get sick from the flu and miss work or school. Some are even hospitalized.
Help keep yourself, your family and those around you healthy by getting a flu vaccine now.
Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season, especially people at high risk.
Take actions every day to help stop the spread of germs. Getting a flu vaccine is the most important.
Who should get an annual flu vaccine?
An annual flu vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older.
Some people are at higher risk for serious flu-related complications, so getting a yearly flu vaccine is especially important to:
Where can I learn about preventing the flu?
How much does a flu vaccine cost?
As a Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) member, you can get your annual flu vaccine at no cost to you! Adults may have an office visit co-pay at the time of service.
Where can I get a flu vaccine?
Can the flu be treated?
Yes. There are prescription medications called “antiviral drugs” that can be used to treat flu illness. Antiviral drugs are prescription medicines (pills, liquid, an inhaled powder, or an intravenous solution) that fight against flu in your body. You can only get them if you have a prescription from your doctor or health care provider. Learn more about antiviral medicines.