What is the flu?
The flu is a contagious illness that can cause symptoms that affect the nose, throat and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness and can, at times, lead to death.
Everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccination. Especially, if you are at high risk for complications or if you live with or care for someone who is at high risk for complications.
Who gets the flu?
The most at risk populations are:
- Young children
- People 65 and older
- Pregnant women
- People with one or more chronic health conditions (diabetes, heart disease, etc)
- People with a compromised immune system
Flu Shots are free to:
- Nhbp Tribal Members (as well as other Federally Recognized Tribal Members)
- NHBP descendants (proof of decendancy must be provided at time of service)
- All NHBP employees
- All others will be charged $15