The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) would like you to know that information regarding influenza and the benefits of influenza immunizations is free, accessible and available in different languages from several organizations:
- NYSDOH: www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/influenza/seasonal/childhood_adolescent/
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: www.cdc.gov/flu/freeresources/print.htm
- New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: www.nyc.gov/html/doh/flu/html/home/home.shtml
Along with this announcement you will find our Seasonal Flu Guide for Parents. This guide is an example of information that is geared towards parents and guardians. It explains why seasonal influenza is serious, provides signs of influenza and tells parents and guardians how to protect their children from influenza by getting them vaccinated.