Who should get the influenza vaccine?

Who should get the influenza vaccine?
It is recommended that everyone 6 months of age and older get an influenza vaccine, with rare exception. Some people are at high risk of serious illness from influenza, such as children 6 months to less than 5 years of age, pregnant people, seniors 65 years and older, and people with certain medical conditions. Vaccination is especially important for these people.
For more information, visit our influenza page
Date last reviewed: 
Tuesday, Nov 02, 2021