One dose or two? With so much information floating around about the flu vaccine, it's easy to get confused about the current recommendations for kids. Use our tool to figure out if your child needs no dose, one dose, or two doses of flu vaccine.
And for more information about the flu — prevention, treatment, and guides — check out our Flu Center.
Please note: Nasal flu vaccine cannot be used for children under 2 years and kids with certain health conditions.
Reviewed by: Elana Pearl Ben-Joseph
Date reviewed: September 2012
|National Immunization Program This website has information about immunizations. Call: (800) 232-2522|
|Influenza Website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) The CDC's site has up-to-date information on flu outbreaks, immunizations, symptoms, prevention, and more.|
|Flu Center The flu can make you sick for a week or more. Find out how to get protected from the influenza virus.|
|Flu Center Get the basics on how flu spreads and how to protect yourself.|
|Flu Center Learn all about protecting your family from the flu and what to do if your child gets flu-like symptoms.|
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