Flu season is around the corner – get your flu shot now!

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Flu season is creeping closer, and health professionals want to remind you to make sure you get your flu shot.

The flu is highly contagious, so everyone should get the shot to protect themselves and the people around them. Seniors, children and people with weak immune systems are especially susceptible to the flu.

We chatted with MinuteClinic nurse practitioner about why it's so important to get inoculated and more ways to keep you and your family healthy this fall and winter.