2012-2013 Flu Shot Guide (For Parents)

1. Introduction

 
With few exceptions, doctors recommend that all children older than 6 months of age receive the flu vaccine. Some kids will need two doses to be protected. It depends on their age, whether they've received a flu shot before, and when those doses were given. If your child needs two, they should get the second shot at least 4 weeks after the first one.

This tool is not intended to replace your doctor's advice. Always consult with your doctor, who can tell you, with certainty, how many shots your child will need to be fully protected. This tool follows an algorithm created by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and is offered for informational purposes only.

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