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We have FLUZONE® High-Dose Vaccine and adjuvanted flu vaccine (both indicated for those over 65) and doses of the standard Quad flu vaccine.

Read to find out if you fit in a high risk group.

The high risk group include:

1. Individuals at high risk of influenza-related complications or who are more likely to require hospitalization:

All pregnant women
People who are residents of nursing homes or other chronic care facilities
People ≥ 65 years of age
All children 6 months to 4 years of age
Indigenous peoples
Adults or children 6 months of age and over with chronic health conditions as follows:

Cardiac or pulmonary disorders
Diabetes mellitus or other metabolic disease
Conditions or medication which compromise the immune system (due to underlying disease, therapy or both)
Renal disease
Anemia or hemoglobinopathy
Neurologic or neurodevelopment conditions
Morbid obesity (body mass index of ≥ 40)
Children and adolescents (6 months to 18 years) undergoing treatment with acetylsalicylic acid for long periods

2. Individuals capable of transmitting influenza to those listed in #1 and/or to infants under 6 months of age:

Health care workers and other care providers in facilities and community settings
Household contacts (adults and children) of individuals at high risk of influenza related complications
Persons who provide care to children ≤ 4 years of age
Members of a household expecting a newborn during the influenza season
Those who provide services within a closed or relatively closed setting to persons at high risk (e.g., crew on a ship)

3. People who provide essential community services
4. Poultry industry workers