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Additional Content for Ob-Gyns
It's not too late to get vaccinated! If you have not had your flu shot this year, the CDC recommends that you get one as soon as possible The vaccine doesn't work right away. It takes about 2 weeks for your body to build up immunity to the flu. Use this Vaccine Finder to find a flu shot clinic near you.
Additional Content for Patients
- Updated: HPV Committee Opinion, Provider Script & FAQs, Patient FAQs
- Not yet vaccinated? Click here to find a flu shot near you!
- Latest Immunization News & Updates
- 51% of pregnant women received the flu shot last season
- ACOG has endorsed the 2014 CDC Adult and Child/Adolescent Immunization Schedules
- Dear Colleague Letter Encourages Influenza Vaccine for Pregnant Women
Pregnancy for Ob-Gyns
Talk to your patients who are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant about their immunization history. Recommend that all of your pregnant patients receive the seasonal flu vaccine. Click here for additional information.
Pregnancy for Patients
Talk to your doctor about what immunizations you may need if you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant. Immunizations are important in order to keep you and your baby healthy. Click here for additional information.
CDC issued updated recommendations for Obstetric Health Care Providers for seasonal influenza (flu)