Flu vaccines can cause side effects for some people. These side effects are usually mild and go away on their own in a short time. These can include soreness or redness where the shot was given, a headache, muscle aches, and fatigue. The flu itself is usually much worse than side effects the vaccine can cause.
Yes. Influenza is more likely to cause illness that results in hospitalization in pregnant people compared to people who are not pregnant, and influenza also may be harmful for a developing baby. A flu shot helps protect both the mother and the baby from contracting the flu.
Yes. Flu vaccines are safe and effective for young children, and children under five have a higher risk of developing flu-related complications including pneumonia, dehydration, and brain dysfunctions.
Masks must be worn at all times in the clinic. If you do not have one, we’ll provide one.
When you call to make an appointment, your visit will be categorized as “well” or “sick.”
“Well” visits are assigned to one area of the clinic. “Sick” visits are assigned to another.
When you arrive for your appointment, please call us and wait in your car for instructions.
The physician on call for the emergency department will see patients for “sick” visits. Other clinic providers will provide “well” visits.