In an AHA video released today for National Influenza Vaccination Week, AHA Chair Nancy Howell Agee, president and CEO of Carilion Clinic, debunks some common flu shot misconceptions. The annual week, sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, highlights the importance of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond. AHA also hosts a United Against the Flu campaign each year in partnership with CDC and other national organizations to amplify the importance of getting vaccinated.

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