Stop the Flu
Seasonal Flu - Influzena
Information for People With Health Conditions
IDPH Hotline:
English: 866-848-2094    Spanish: 866-241-2138 Hours: 6am - 10pm
7 days a week
Illinois Dept. of Public Health
CDC  Centers for Disease Control
HHS   Health & Human Services
Individuals with health conditions are more likely to get flu complications. If you have a serious health condition, you should talk to a health care provider about getting vaccinated for seasonal flu and determine whether you need to be examined if you get flu symptoms this season.

Health conditions include:
• Cancer
• Blood disorders (including sickle cell disease)
• Chronic lung disease [including asthma or chronic obstructive
   pulmonary disease (COPD)]
• Diabetes
• Heart disease
• Kidney disorders
• Liver disorders
• Neurological disorders (including nervous system, brain,
  or spinal cord)
• Neuromuscular disorders
• Weakened immune systems (including people with AIDS)
This page contains additional resources for anyone who at risk for flu complications due to existing health conditions.

Remember, if you have any questions about whether you are at risk for complications, contact your healthcare provider.
Helpful Resources
For people With Health Conditions such as asthma, diabetes, cancer, HIV/AIDS, and heart or kidney disease
People With Asthma
People with Diabetes
People with Heart Disease
People with HIV/AIDS
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