Flu season in Georgia: Where to get a flu shot in Cobb County

2:39 p.m Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 Cobb County
The flu season is heading to Georgia and it'll be here all winter. Here's everything you need to know about the flu season in Georgia. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

That fever. That sore throat. That stuffy nose.

It's flu season in Georgia. And Cobb County isn't immune.

It's time to prepare for flu season, which runs from October to May, so you better be able to recognize the symptoms and take preventive measures to fight the flu. The first step in the battle is to get your flu shot. Because who wants the stomach flu?

Most cases of influenza are likely to occur in February, according to data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The second and third most common months are December and March.

Whether you want to get yourself a CVS flu shot or a Walgreens flu shot in Cobb County, the CDC has you covered.

The map below is used by the CDC and made using data from HealthMap — a team of researchers, epidemiologists and software developers at Boston Children's Hospital.

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