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    Flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death.

    Flu Shots are available at all seven of our Health Centers throughout the entirety of the Flu season. It is not too late into the season to get a flu shot, and receiving the flu vaccine can help prevent you from getting and spreading the flu virus to your friends and family.

    Currently, we have vaccinations for children (ages 6-35 months), children to adults (ages 3 and up), and the high dose vaccine for seniors (ages 65 and older). Preservative free, latex free, and egg-free vaccinations are also available. Children can receive their flu shot at no cost through the Vaccines for Children* program offered at all OHI Health Centers if they do not have insurance, are self-pay patients, or are recipients of Medicaid Plan A.

    If you have any questions about receiving the flu shot, or would like to schedule an appointment to get the vaccine, please fill out the appointment request form below.

    *The Vaccines for Children (VFC) program is a federally funded program that provides vaccines at no cost to children who might not otherwise be vaccinated because of inability to pay.

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    Flu symptoms can include:
    • fever* or feeling
    • feverish/chills
    • cough
    • sore throat
    • runny or stuffy nose
    • muscle and body aches
    • headaches
    • fatigue (tiredness)
    • sometimes diarrhea and vomiting, though this is more common in children than adults
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    Flu Prevention Tips
    1. Take time to get a flu vaccine.
    2. Take every day preventative actions to help reduce the spread of germs
      • Avoid close contact with sick people.
      • While sick, limit your contact with others.
      • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
      • Wash your hands often with soap and water.
    3. Take flu antiviral drugs if your doctor prescribes them.
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    Get the Latest Flu Information from the CDC

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a trusted source for information on the flu and how to prevent its spread. To stay up-to-date on the latest flu news and guidance, visit the CDC’s website at cdc.gov/flu. There, you’ll find helpful resources and information about the flu, including symptoms, prevention tips, and treatment options. Don’t let the flu catch you off guard – visit the CDC’s website today and stay informed.

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