COVID-19 and the flu: How to protect yourself

This year you may have another important reason to get the flu shot: COVID-19. Experts suspect that those who get COVID-19 and the flu at the same time may be more likely to have severe complications or die from either illness. With COVID-19 circulating this year, it's very important that you prevent getting the flu by getting vaccinated.

Touro Family Medicine Physician Dr. Meredith Maxwell is here to explain why it’s important now, more than ever, to protect yourself from the flu.

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