The Health Departments in Kings and Merced County are advising people to get their flu shots now before it's too late.
Some are saying this could be the worst flu season ever in the United States and it's moving west quickly.
If you do plan to get vaccinated, remember that it takes about 2 weeks to work, so don't wait.
Health professionals are also reminding everyone that you cannot catch the flu from the vaccine.
Peak flu season in California starts at the end of this month, so get your shot today.