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Flu Shot

This year, my place of employment is requiring me to get a flu shot, even though I have not had to get one in the past due to a possible egg allergy. This year, they have a new policy that says if you have a minor reaction like hives, you have to get one.

I'm waiting after a teeny test dose at my doctors office, they are watching me for any allergy signs. To make things a little more interesting, they are prepared with an epi pen as well as my solucortef shots. I have a feeling I'll be fine but I should be able to choose if I want to take this risk, not my place of employment.

Have you ever been forced to put something like a vaccine into your body even though there was a greater risk of an adverse reaction? What did you decide?

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