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Seasonal Flu
The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year. By getting a flu vaccine for yourself and your entire family every flu season, you can help prevent flu-related illnesses, missed school, and missed work.  Learn what you can do to protect yourself and your family — and how Independence Blue Cross can help.

Vaccinations are equally important for infants, children, and adults alike. Immunizations are the single most effective protection against diseases during childhood, adolescence, and even later on in life.