Stay healthy during flu season

What you need to know

The upcoming flu season, along with the COVID-19 pandemic, means it’s even more important to reduce your chances of getting—and spreading—the flu. Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine by the end of October to protect yourself and others from the flu.

What to know about the flu vaccine

Get your flu shot as soon as you can. If you’re enrolled in a PayPal medical plan, it’s covered. Learn more about how your plan covers the flu shot and other preventive care. Or how to get your flu shot this year in absence of on-campus flu vaccinations.

6 ways to stay healthy this flu season

  1. Protect yourself and others by wearing a mask while in public.
  2. Wash your hands frequently and use hand sanitizer.
  3. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  4. Stay hydrated by drinking water and healthy fluids.
  5. Stay healthy by eating well, exercising regularly, and getting plenty of sleep.
  6. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue while sneezing or coughing.

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