Who Should Get A Flu Shot in 2019-20? ACIP Has the Answer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued the 2019-20 influenza vaccine recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). ACIP continues to recommend routine annual influenza vaccination for all persons older than age 6 months who do not have contraindications. Vaccination should be offered by the end of October; however, vaccination should continue to be offered as long as influenza viruses are circulating and unexpired vaccine is available. A summary of the recommendations is here.