Time for Flu Shots | VideoMichelle San Miguel | 9/21/2012
It usually takes about two weeks after the vaccine is administered for antibodies to provide protection against the flu.
"Now it seems like the vaccine is lasting longer, you know. It`s going more than the four or five months that we used to say. You know it could be even six months, seven months, eight months from now that it`s still working just fine," said Naomi Friesz, a registered nurse at Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health.
Flu season can start as early as October and last through May.