The Mount Sinai Health System
The Best Time to Get a Flu Shot Is Now
As a specialist in infection prevention and control, I have often fielded the question, "When is the best time to get a flu shot?" Usually peaking in November, December, or January, flu season typically runs from September 1 through April 30. I got my flu shot in September, and urge anyone who hasn't been vaccinated this season to do it now
Why Get a Flu Shot?