The Illinois Department on Aging is reminding senior citizens to get flu shots. September is Healthy Aging Month, and it’s a good time for old folks to take preventative health measures. Senior citizens, especially those with chronic health conditions, are at increased risk for flu. The department says seniors should make it a priority to get vaccinated against flu.
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The flu season runs from October through May and flu vaccines are starting to arrive at local health departments, clinics and pharmacies statewide.