Anyone can benefit from getting a flu shot, even healthy adults. Not only will you be less likely to get sick, but you’ll prevent others from catching the flu from you. This is very important if you live or work around others who are at high risk of serious complications from the flu – pregnant women, babies and young children, the elderly and people with chronic health problems. That’s why we support the recommendation of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Everyone six months of age and older needs a flu vaccine, every year. We offer three convenient ways to get vaccinated:
To schedule, please call us at 320-864-7816 or toll-free 1-800-869-3116. Flu clinics and appointments for flu vaccinations will be held on the basis of vaccine availability. Flu vaccinations are covered at 100% under most insurance plans, including Medicare Part B. Children over 6 months and under 9 years of age who have never received a flu vaccination before will need to receive two doses administered at least four weeks apart. Please call early and let our schedulers know if your child will be receiving the vaccine for the first time.
We are pleased to offer the following vaccination options:
*FluMist will not be offered this year. The Centers for Disease Control has recommended that it not be used during the 2016-2017 flu season due to being ineffective. We are following this recommendation. Flu prevention
These healthy habits can help prevent the spread of germs that cause seasonal flu and colds:
To learn more about flu prevention, symptoms and treatment, visit www.cdc.gov/flu.Updated 8/9/2016