Cold & Flu Prevention Center

30-Day Cold- and Flu-Prevention Calendar

Achoo! Follow these tips to boost your chance of staying healthy during cold and flu season—or at least minimizing your downtime if you don’t.
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Get a flu shot

Get vaccinated as soon as possible and lower your chances of getting sick. A flu shot is not a 100% guarantee that you’ll stay healthy, but it helps. Every year researchers pick the viruses to include in the vaccine months in advance. If they pick correctly, you’re less likely to get sick.