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Indiana State Department of Health > Individuals & Families Individuals & Families

About the Flu

Care to learn more about influenza? The links below contain more information about influenza.

The Influenza Virus
What is a Pandemic?

Additional information regarding influenza prevention, vaccination, and recommendations for parents and caregivers can be found throughout this website.

Preventing the Flu

Good health habits can help stop germs from causing infection. Follow just a few simple habits to greatly reduce the likelihood of getting the flu:


The Flu Shot Locator provides a searchable map showing where clinics can be found anywhere in Indiana.

Contacting your Local Health Department will also provide locations in your community where vaccination clinics can be found.

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Parents & Caregivers

Parents and caregivers have special responsibilities to protect dependents from exposure from influenza and to properly treat them when they do get infected.

Protecting your Child from the Flu

CDC Resources

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