Community Immunity - Flu

What is Community Immunity?

  • When a critical portion of a community is immunized against the flu, most members of the community are protected because there is little opportunity for the virus to spread.
  • For community immunity to work, each of us who can receive flu vaccine, must get vaccinated every year.

Why is Community Immunity Important?

  • Because not everyone can receive flu vaccine and some people are at greater risk of flu-related complications and death. Community immunity protects these vulnerable people.

What Can You Do?

Did You Know?

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Community immunity graphic showing how one person can infect many

Learn more about Community Immunity from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

This video explains how community immunity works.

Printable Resources

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Find more educational flyers, posters, and brochures.

Public Service Announcements

Community Immunity - "Don't Be the Weakest Link"

Community Immunity - "Get a Flu Vaccine "

Community Immunity - "I Can't Do It Alone"

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