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New York State Department of Health releases 2012-13 flu guide for parents

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Call the Communicatiosn Office at (518) 695-3255, ext. 1245 for more information on this story.

september 23, 2012

The New York State Health Department has released its flu guide for the 2012-2013 school year. Click here to download a copy. [PDF file]

According to the Health Department, "all people 6 months and older are recommended to receive an influenza vaccination each year. The 2012-2013 flu vaccine will protect against three different flu viruses: an H3N2 virus, an influenza B virus and the H1N1 virus."

Link to the department's website (http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/influenza/seasonal/) for more information.