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CVS Just Gave This Urgent Warning to All Customers

Best Life Logo By Kali Coleman of Best Life | Slide 3 of 5: CVS' announcement comes at the start of National Influenza Vaccination Week, which runs this year from Dec. 5 to 11. According to CVS, the CDC established this week in 2005 to highlight the importance of flu vaccinations throughout the holiday season and into the new year, as flu activity typically hits its peak around this time."Most of the time flu activity peaks between December and February, although significant activity can last as late as May," the CDC states. According to current data, flu activity is still low in the U.S. but it is slowly increasing."As the country continues the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, a flu shot remains the most effective way to protect against seasonal flu and is an important step individuals and families can take to help safeguard the overall health of the community and minimize the impact on strained health care resource," CVS states.

Flu cases typically peak around the end of the year.

CVS' announcement comes at the start of National Influenza Vaccination Week, which runs this year from Dec. 5 to 11. According to CVS, the CDC established this week in 2005 to highlight the importance of flu vaccinations throughout the holiday season and into the new year, as flu activity typically hits its peak around this time.

"Most of the time flu activity peaks between December and February, although significant activity can last as late as May," the CDC states. According to current data, flu activity is still low in the U.S. but it is slowly increasing.

"As the country continues the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, a flu shot remains the most effective way to protect against seasonal flu and is an important step individuals and families can take to help safeguard the overall health of the community and minimize the impact on strained health care resource," CVS states.

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