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Flu shots for
the whole family.*

20% off
shopping pass

when you get a flu shot.**

Flu shots for
the whole family.*

Get a $5 Target GiftCard
when you get a flu shot.**

No appointment needed.

Ways to fight the flu

from MinuteClinic® Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer Angela Patterson

First and foremost, get your flu shot.

The flu shot is the best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu and its complications. Though there is still a small chance you can catch the flu even if you get vaccinated, getting the flu shot will greatly reduce your risk. It is especially important that seniors, infants and others with weakened immune systems get vaccinated.

Support your immunity by fueling your body for optimum strength.

Support your body's immune system with simple but effective habits. Eat a well-balanced diet and talk to your doctor or pharmacist about vitamins that may help support your wellness. Be sure to drink 6-8 glasses of water each day and consider cutting back your caffeine intake. Make time in your schedule for exercise and 7-8 hours of sleep every night.

Wash your hands and don't touch your face.

Your hands can carry germs to your eyes, nose and mouth. Break the habit of touching your face, and wash your hands frequently. When you wash, wet hands thoroughly, work up a lather and scrub for at least 20 seconds. Rinse well and air dry or blot with a clean towel. Alcohol-based sanitizer is not as effective as handwashing but it's a great alternative.

Cover your cough.

Coughing and sneezing into the air makes germs and viruses airborne, where they can easily spread to surfaces and other people. Help reduce the spread of germs by coughing or sneezing into a tissue or your elbow. If work, travel or other activities bring you into contact with many people, consider using a product during flu season that helps boost your immunity to airborne viruses.

Disinfect surfaces.

Use a product that kills household germs and be sure to thoroughly wipe down handles, faucets and all surfaces that you touch often – don't forget your workspace and car! If you use public transportation, be sure to wash your hands as soon as you get to your destination.

Think you might be sick?

Don't "wait and see" – get help right away. Early flu treatment (within 72 hours of exposure to the virus) has been proven to reduce the length and severity of illness. If you think you might have the flu, or have been exposed to someone with the flu, see a health care professional right away.

 

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This information should be used for general educational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice.
Neither MinuteClinic, L.L.C., its subsidiaries or affiliates, nor any other party assumes liability for loss or damage due to reliance on this information.

* Flu shots available when MinuteClinic® health care provider is on duty, while supplies last. Age restrictions apply. Patients 18 months and older in most states, 24 months and older in KY, 5 years and older in CT.

** Shopping pass good at CVS Pharmacy® for one-time use only from 8/15/16 through 3/31/17. Twenty percent off non-pharmacy purchases up to $50 (maximum value $10). ExtraCare® card must be presented for savings. Cannot be redeemed at MinuteClinic® or to discount flu shot. Limit one per customer. CVS Pharmacy employees not eligible for pass. CVS Pharmacy will not accept unauthorized internet offers. Original shopping pass must be relinquished at time of purchase, and is void if copied, transferred, or where prohibited by law. Cannot be combined with other CVS Pharmacy offers. Excludes items on sale or promotion, as well as alcohol, lottery, money orders, prescriptions, co-pays, pseudoephedrine/ephedrine products, postage stamps, pre-paid cards, gift cards, newspapers, magazines, milk, sale/promotional merchandise, bottle deposits, bus passes, hunting or fishing licenses, and governmental fees. Savings applied to total purchase (excluding ineligible items) where applicable by law. Tax charged on pre-coupon price where required. No cash back. Retailer’s coupon. Shopping pass cannot be issued or redeemed in AR, NJ, NY and HI or CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations inside Target stores. Shopping pass also cannot be issued at MinuteClinic locations in MA, RI and PA.

This information should be used for general educational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice.
Neither MinuteClinic, L.L.C., its subsidiaries or affiliates, nor any other party assumes liability for loss or damage due to reliance on this information.

* Flu shots available when MinuteClinic® health care provider is on duty, while supplies last. Age restrictions apply. Patients 18 months and older in most states, 24 months and older in KY, 5 years and older in CT.

** See gift card for details. Gift card valid for Target merchandise only. Offer available only at MinuteClinic locations at Target from 8/15/16 through 3/31/17. Limit one per customer. Gift card cannot be issued in AR, NJ, NY.

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