4:02:13The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is warning that people who take their children to a school to receive a flu vaccine should not be expected to stay at home to ensure their safety.
“We’re not going to recommend people stay home to avoid these sorts of incidents,” said Dr. Andrew Kolodny, a senior researcher at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
“It’s probably a good idea to stay home if you can.”
If you’re worried about a possible flu vaccine outbreak, you should be prepared to leave home if the school you’re attending has a lockdown and the lockdown is not in effect for at least 30 minutes.
If your children aren’t allowed to go to school, it’s recommended you stay home, too.
There are three schools where parents can go to get a flu shot: