State Health officials today are urging Wisconsin residents to get vaccinated against the flu as soon as possible. Annual flu vaccines are always important, but reducing illness and hospitalizations from flu is critical this year to protect our frontline healthcare workers and hospital systems who will continue to care for people with COVID-19.

“Now more than ever, getting your flu vaccine is one of the most important and proactive steps you can take to protect yourself, the people you love, and people around you,” said DHS Secretary Designee Andrea Palm. “Getting sick from the flu could result in hospitalizations at a time when our frontline health workers are doing all they can to help COVID-19 patients recover.”

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