September 03, 2021
Dr. Scott Joy is the Chief Medical Officer for the HealthONE Physician Services Group. On CBSN Denver, he told us the best time to get your flu shot is around mid-to-late October.
“There’s a five to six-month coverage with the influenza vaccine. You don’t want to get it too early because you may get a flu season in February and March. If you get the vaccine in September, it might wane the immunity as it gets into early spring.”