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Must i get a flu shot every year if i have had moved to independent living?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
REGARDLESS, YOU : Should have a flu shot every year.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Confusing question: It is certainly worthwhile to get a flu shot yearly, since the strains change & the disease can be deadly. If you live in any housing setting where there are other persons involved, there will often be a flu shot requirement to protect both you, the staff and other residents. You could also live elsewhere.

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