Influenza (Flu)

Lincoln County Health Department offers seasonal flu shots.  Please call (636) 528-6117 for more information, and to make an appointment.


Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses.  It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk of serious flu complications.

The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated every year. 

For more information, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention site about the flu