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Here is the latest list of those who can get a flu shot.

• Everyone age 50 years and older

• All children age 6 through 23 months

• Household contacts and out-of-home caregivers of children under age six months

• All pregnant women who will be in any stage of pregnancy during flu season

• Physicians, nurses and other health-care providers with direct, face-to-face patient contact

• People age 2 years and older with long-term health problems such as heart disease, lung disease (including asthma), kidney disease and metabolic disease, such as diabetes, or a weakened immune system due to HIV/AIDS or another disease that affects the immune system, long-term steroid treatment, and cancer treatment with radiation or drugs

• Children age 6 months through 18 years on long-term aspirin treatment

• Residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities

•Household contacts if persons in high-risk groups

— Source: Public Health – Seattle & King County