5 states with highest flu shot rates in 2019-20

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:

  1. Rhode Island — 60.9 percent

  2. Connecticut — 60.7 percent

  3. Massachusetts — 60.6 percent

  4. Virginia — 58.8 percent

  5. South Dakota  — 58.7 percent

To view the full ranking, click here.

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