TODAY And Jeff Rossen Offer Free Flu Shots | TODAY


SHOTS.
HES RIDING AROUND MANHATTAN IN HES RIDING AROUND MANHATTAN IN
THIS POP-UP FLU MOBILE. THIS POP-UP FLU MOBILE.>>THESE ARE WHEELS.>>THESE ARE WHEELS. WERE TRYING TO HELP PEOPLE OUT
WITH NORTHWELL HEALTH.OPLE OUT WITH NORTHWELL HEALTH.
WEVE SET UP THE FLU MOBILE WEVE SET UP THE FLU MOBILE
HERE. HERE. PEOPLE ARE LINING UP. PEOPLE ARE LINING UP. A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVENT GOTTEN
THEIR FLU SHOT YET.ENT GOTTEN THEIR FLU SHOT YET.
WERE GOING TO SHOW YOU ALL THIS WERE GOING TO SHOW YOU ALL THIS
AND SHOW YOU HOW EASY THE SHOT AND SHOW YOU HOW EASY THE SHOT
IS TO GET AND TO TALK TO THEM IN IS TO GET AND TO TALK TO THEM IN
A MOMENT. A MOMENT. I WANT TO GIVE YOU THE LATEST I WANT TO GIVE YOU THE LATEST FACTS WEVE JUST GOTTEN IN. FACTS WEVE JUST GOTTEN IN. WHO IS MOST AT RISK? WHO IS MOST AT RISK? WE ARE TALKING ABOUT CHILDREN WE ARE TALKING ABOUT CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN 5, ADULTS 65 AND YOUNGER THAN 5, ADULTS 65 AND OLDER. OLDER. PREGNANT WOMEN AND PEOPLE WITH PREGNANT WOMEN AND PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS, INCLUDING
DIABETES, ASTHMA AND CANCERNG DIABETES, ASTHMA AND CANCER
SURVIVORS ARE VULNERABLE THIS SURVIVORS ARE VULNERABLE THIS
YEAR. YEAR. AND ITS BEEN A TRAGIC SEASON AND ITS BEEN A TRAGIC SEASON FOR CHILDREN. FOR CHILDREN. SO FAR, THIS SEASON, 30 KIDS
HAVE DIED FROM THE FLU. KIDS HAVE DIED FROM THE FLU.
AT THIS TIME LAST YOU PERSPECTIV AT THIS TIME LAST YOU PERSPECTIV
CHILDREN HAD TIED AT THIS POINT. CHILDREN HAD TIED AT THIS POINT. 13.3 MILLION AMERICANS MAY HAVE 13.3 MILLION AMERICANS MAY HAVE THE FLU RIGHT NOW. THE FLU RIGHT NOW. THINK HOW MANY PEOPLE THAT IS THINK HOW MANY PEOPLE THAT IS AND WHERE ARE THEY? AND WHERE ARE THEY? THEYRE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.
49 STATES NOW REPORTING ACTIVE 49 STATES NOW REPORTING ACTIVE
FLU CASES. FLU CASES. THE ONLY STATE THAT IS FLU-FREE,
BOTTOM LEFT THERE, HAWAII.-FREE, BOTTOM LEFT THERE, HAWAII.
AND THE MOST CASES RIGHT NOW ARE AND THE MOST CASES RIGHT NOW ARE
REPORTED IN ARKANSAS, WHICH REPORTED IN ARKANSAS, WHICH
LEADS US HERE TO THE FLU MOBILE LEADS US HERE TO THE FLU MOBILE
AND WHY THIS IS SO IMPORTANT. AND WHY THIS IS SO IMPORTANT.
PEOPLE AS I SAID, ARE LINING UP PEOPLE AS I SAID, ARE LINING UP
ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK CITY. ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK CITY.
NICE TO MEET YOU. NICE TO MEET YOU.
THANK YOU FOR COMING. THANK YOU FOR COMING.
WHY GET UP SO EARLY AND GET THIS WHY GET UP SO EARLY AND GET THIS
SHOT TODAY? SHOT TODAY?>>A LOT OF MY FRIENDS AND
FAMILY HAVE GOTTEN SICK THIS FAMILY HAVE GOTTEN SICK THIS
YEAR. YEAR. I WANTED TO GET A FLU SHOT. I WANTED TO GET A FLU SHOT.>>WHAT ABOUT YOU, SIR?
>>SAME THING.YOU, SIR?>>SAME THING.
I THINK ITS A SERIOUS THING I THINK ITS A SERIOUS THING
THIS YEAR. THIS YEAR. AND ITS FREE. AND ITS FREE.>>ITS FREE.>>ITS FREE. EXACTLY. EXACTLY. YOU KNOW THE DOCTORS HERE ARE
DOING IT.THE DOCTORS HERE ARE DOING IT.
IM IM
IM GLAD WE CAN HELD. IM GLAD WE CAN HELD.
WERE GOING TO COME INSIDE RIGHT WERE GOING TO COME INSIDE RIGHT
HERE. HERE. AND WE HAVE SOMEBODY GETTING THE
FLU SHOT.VE SOMEBODY GETTING THE FLU SHOT. HOW ARE YOU DOING? HOW ARE YOU DOING?>>GOOD.>>GOOD.>>WHATS YOUR NAME?
>>CAITLIN.UR NAME?>>CAITLIN.
>>YOU TELL ME HOW BAD THIS IS.>>YOU TELL ME HOW BAD THIS IS.
WHY DO YOU COME? WHY DO YOU COME?>>I CAME OUT.>>I CAME OUT. IVE BEEN READING ABOUT HOW IVE BEEN READING ABOUT HOW AWFUL IT IS THIS SEASON. AWFUL IT IS THIS SEASON. I WANTED TO COME OUT AND GET IT.
>>PROTECT YOURSELF. AND GET IT.>>PROTECT YOURSELF.
HOW BAD WAS IT? HOW BAD WAS IT?
FOR EVERYONE HOME WHO IS SCARED. FOR EVERYONE HOME WHO IS SCARED.
>>YOU DIDNT FLINCH.>>YOU DIDNT FLINCH.
>>EXACTLY.>>EXACTLY.
>>YOU CAN TALK ON TV AND DO>>YOU CAN TALK ON TV AND DO
THIS. THIS. WELL GET THE NEXT PERSON IN. WELL GET THE NEXT PERSON IN. I WANT TO COME DOWN HERE. I WANT TO COME DOWN HERE. IM GOING TO GET A FLU SHOT THIS IM GOING TO GET A FLU SHOT THIS MORNING, AS WELL. MORNING, AS WELL. IVE GOTTEN MY KIDS — IVE
GOTTEN MY KIDS A SHOT.IVE GOTTEN MY KIDS A SHOT.
THIS IS DR. ELAN LEVY. THIS IS DR. ELAN LEVY.
LET ME SIT DOWN. LET ME SIT DOWN.
TALK TO ME WHY PEOPLE SHOULD GET TALK TO ME WHY PEOPLE SHOULD GET
THE FLU SHOT. THE FLU SHOT.
>>THE FLU SHOT DOES SAVE LIVES.>>THE FLU SHOT DOES SAVE LIVES.
THERES BEEN NUMEROUS STUDIES THERES BEEN NUMEROUS STUDIES
SHOWING, IF YOU GET SICK AND SHOWING, IF YOU GET SICK AND
YOURE HOSPITALIZED WITH THE FLU YOURE HOSPITALIZED WITH THE FLU
AND GOT THE VACCINE, YOU HAD AND GOT THE VACCINE, YOU HAD
SHORTER HOSPITALIZATION DAYS, SHORTER HOSPITALIZATION DAYS,
FEWER COMPLICATIONS AND LESS FEWER COMPLICATIONS AND LESS
ILLNESS, OVERALL. ILLNESS, OVERALL.
>>THERES PEOPLE SAYING, ITS>>THERES PEOPLE SAYING, ITS
TOO LATE IN THE SEASON TO GET TOO LATE IN THE SEASON TO GET
THE FLU SHOT. THE FLU SHOT. I WANT TO PLAY DEVILS ADVOCATE I WANT TO PLAY DEVILS ADVOCATE FOR ALL THOSE OUT THERE. FOR ALL THOSE OUT THERE. IS IT TOO LATE? IS IT TOO LATE?>>ITS NEVER TOO LATE.
FLU SEASON PEAKS BETWEEN FLU SEASON PEAKS BETWEEN
DECEMBER AND FEBRUARY AND ENDS DECEMBER AND FEBRUARY AND ENDS
IN MAY. IN MAY. IF YOU HAVENT GOTTEN YOUR FLU
SHOT, COME ON DOWN AND GET A FLU SHOT, COME ON DOWN AND GET A FLU
SHOT WITH US TODAY. SHOT WITH US TODAY.
>>OR ANYWHERE IN THE COUNTRY>>OR ANYWHERE IN THE COUNTRY
AND WATCH US. AND WATCH US.
COME ON AND GET OUR SHOT RIGHT COME ON AND GET OUR SHOT RIGHT
NOW. NOW. I WANT TO ASK YOU A QUESTION
WHILE YOURE DOING THAT.STION WHILE YOURE DOING THAT.
WERE RUNNING OUT OF TIME. WERE RUNNING OUT OF TIME.
WHAT ABOUT THE PEOPLE OUT THERE, WHAT ABOUT THE PEOPLE OUT THERE,
ON THE SOCIAL MESSAGE BOARD, ON THE SOCIAL MESSAGE BOARD,
PEOPLE SAY THE FLU SHOT CAN GET PEOPLE SAY THE FLU SHOT CAN GET
YOU SICK. YOU SICK.>>THATS NOT TRUE.>>THATS NOT TRUE. MOST PEOPLE WHO GET THE FLU SHOT
DONT HAVE SYMPTOMS WHATSOEVER.OT DONT HAVE SYMPTOMS WHATSOEVER.
A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF PEOPLE MIA A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF PEOPLE MIA
HAVE MINOR SYMPTOMS, SUCH AS HAVE MINOR SYMPTOMS, SUCH AS
PAIN AT THE INJECTION SITE, OR A PAIN AT THE INJECTION SITE, OR A
LOW-GRADE FEVER. LOW-GRADE FEVER. ARE YOU READY? ARE YOU READY?>>IM READY.
>>YOURE GOING TO FEEL A PINCH>>YOURE GOING TO FEEL A PINCH
AND A LITTLE BURN. AND A LITTLE BURN.>>GET THE SHOT BECAUSE ITS NOT>>GET THE SHOT BECAUSE ITS NOT GOING TO MAKE YOU SICK. GOING TO MAKE YOU SICK.>>ITS NOT GOING TO MAKE YOU>>ITS NOT GOING TO MAKE YOU SICK. SICK. ONE, TWO, THREE. ONE, TWO, THREE.>>THAT WAS NOTHING.>>THAT WAS NOTHING. DOING TELEVISION IS HARDER THAN DOING TELEVISION IS HARDER THAN THAT. THAT. THAT WAS EASY. THAT WAS EASY. CAN YOU EXPECT REDNESS OR
SWELLING?XPECT REDNESS OR SWELLING?>>PROBABLY NOT.>>PROBABLY NOT.>>WERE GOOD.>>WERE GOOD. THANK YOU VERY MUCH, DOCTOR.
THE FLU MOBILE IS SET UP.OR. THE FLU MOBILE IS SET UP.
WELL DO THE SHOCKS ALL MORNING. WELL DO THE SHOCKS ALL MORNING.
I URGE YOU AND THE DOCTOR URGES I URGE YOU AND THE DOCTOR URGES
YOU, IF YOU HAVENT GOTTEN ONE,

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