Why You Should Get Your Flu Shot (as told by a handful of .GIFs)

It’s flu shot szn! Time to get out there and do your civic duty (read: don’t be a public health menace).

The flu is much more than some sneezing and coughing. It could mean time in the hospital, time away from work and time away from your friends.

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The flu shot reaches maximum effectiveness if everyone around you gets one. We call it herd immunity…

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well…. not that kind of herd

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It spreads through coughing and sneezing and touching things…

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In fact, there are some people amongst us who can’t get the flu shot because they may be immunosuppressed, recovering from a transplant or even if they do get the flu shot, they may be in the ‘at risk population.’ It’s up to us t keep them safe

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So… do you want to be a hero?

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Get you flu shot!

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I got my flu shot yesterday, and while getting a shot may seem like this…

vIt’s actually not so bad…