Rhode Island had the highest flu vaccination rate in the U.S. during the 2019-20 flu season, according to a ranking from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
The ranking is based on data from the CDC’s 2019-20 influenza season vaccination coverage dashboard.
During the 2019-20 season, 51.8 percent of Americans older than 6 months were vaccinated against the flu. This figure is slightly up from a year prior, when 49.2 percent of Americans got vaccinated.
Five states with the highest flu shot rates in 2019-20:
- Rhode Island — 60.9 percent
- Connecticut — 60.7 percent
- Massachusetts — 60.6 percent
- Virginia — 58.8 percent
- South Dakota — 58.7 percent
To view the full ranking, click here.
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