The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a flu vaccine each year — especially people who are at high risk of developing serious complications like pneumonia if they get sick with the flu, including
- Pregnant women
- People who have certain medical conditions including asthma, diabetes, and chronic lung disease
- People 65 years and older
- People who live with or care for others who are high risk of developing serious complications.