St. Louis (KSDK) - We're at the start of cold and flu season, and this year the flu vaccine is recommended for everyone over six months.
So how can you prepare a child for a flu shot, and just how effective is the needle-less alternative called flu-mist?
Pam Breitweiser with the Visiting Nurse Association, also known as the VNA, joined us for First @ 4 to talk about what you need to know when it comes to flu shots.
Click on the video player above to watch.
Information regarding flu shot clinics can be found below
Information on St. Louis County flu shots
VNA offers flu shot clinics
Barnes offers free flu shots