By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) – Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine urged Pennsylvanians to make sure to get their flu vaccine even as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
“Every flu season is different, but this flu season leaves a lot of unknowns,” Dr. Levine said. “One thing we do know is the flu is serious and can be deadly, which is why it is extremely important that Pennsylvanians are receiving their flu vaccine now. In addition to getting your flu vaccine, it is essential to take other preventative measures to protect yourself from the spread of the flu. There is no better measure to protect yourself from flu than to get a flu vaccine.”
This year, both flu shots and nasal sprays are available for everyone 6-months-old and up to protect against the seasonal flu.
Getting a flu shot can diminish the severity and duration of flu