Brighton, England (CNN) The flu vaccine is designed to be used by the elderly, the chronically ill and people with mild to moderate symptoms.
However, if you have mild or moderate symptoms and you don’t have symptoms that will require a flu shot, it might not be the right choice for you.
Here are a few tips to help you design a vaccine booklet for yourself:Have your flu vaccine on hand.
If you don�t have a flu dose yet, you should have one in your house by now.
It�s easy to get to, and easy to store.
Have your flu shots in a safe place.
Keep them safe and away from other people.
Don�t put them in the bathroom, fridge, freezer, or anything else.
Have the right information for you to understand the flu.
There is no “one size fits all” for flu information.
You can read information on a variety of topics from a flu advisory to tips for using the flu vaccine to prevent infection.
Be aware that the information in this booklet may not be suitable for all patients.
Learn about the flu and its symptoms before you receive the vaccine.
You may want to talk to your doctor about your symptoms and if you should be vaccinated.
Learn about the risks of getting the flu, such as whether it will spread and who can get the flu if you get it.
Talk to your family doctor before you get vaccinated.
Talk to your health care provider if you are not sure about the type of flu vaccine you should get.
Talk with your doctor before going to a hospital.
If you are a person who is already vaccinated, you may want a flu vaccination booklet for a variety or different reasons.
For example, you want to learn more about the benefits of flu shots and the flu season.
Also, you might want to have a closer look at how to use the flu shot.