CDC Recommends Getting Flu Vaccine By October

Posted at 5:54 PM, Sep 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-24 17:54:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)--Have you got your flu shot?

Volunteers with the Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Auxiliary got theirs on Wednesday.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people should begin getting vaccinated soon after the flu vaccine becomes available, ideally by October.

Health officials say that's to ensure you are protected before flu season begins.