It's time for those flu shots.
Flu season is getting off to an early start in some parts of the country, including Florida
And, last flu season was a reminder of how severe this time of year can be.
Dr. William Chaffner says everyone needs to be protected.
The current vaccine tackles the three major strains expected to be the players this flu season.
It's recommended for everyone over six months of age.
Chaffner says there are still too many people who don't get them.
He recommends people who are afraid of getting shots request the vaccines with tiny needles or use the nasal mist option.