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2018 Flu Vaccine Clinics Now Being Scheduled

In order to accommodate our patients, we will be offering Flu vaccine by appointment during our flu vaccine clinics held on various dates this fall.

Flu Vaccine Dates
Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM High Risk Patients Only
Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM High Risk Patients Only
Saturday, October 6th, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM All Patients
Saturday, October 20th, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM All Patients
Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM All Patients
Saturday, October 27th, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM All Patients
Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM All Patients
Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM All Patients

At this time, all of the Flu Vaccine offered at Children's Health Partners this year is the quadrivalent vaccine, meaning that it will protect against 4 strains of influenza. No vaccines other than the flu vaccine are given during flu vaccine clinics. All clinics are dependent upon manufacturer release of vaccines. Once you've scheduled your child's appointment, please make a note of the date and time as reminder calls are NOT performed the previous day due to the high volume of appointments. Please continue to refer to the website for updates.

WELL VISITS AND FLU VACCINE

If your child has a well child check-up this fall, they can have their flu immunization at that time if the vaccine is available. Additionally, if siblings will be present during a child's check-up, you can call ahead to request a nurse appointment at the same time and we will do our best to accommodate your family.

NOTE

Children who are severely allergic to eggs should receive the flu vaccine at their allergist's office. Those patients with egg allergy who have only experienced a mild hive-like rash after ingestion of egg and those who have previously tolerated the flu vaccine can receive the flu vaccine in our office. Please contact our office with any questions.

BOOSTERS

If your child is 8 years of age or younger and it is his or her first time getting the Flu vaccine, they will need a second dose 4 weeks after the first dose.

RESTRICTIONS

No child will be vaccinated without a scheduled appointment. Flu clinics do not allow time to discuss medical concerns about your child. Please call the office during regular office hours to speak to a nurse or doctor or to receive any other vaccines.

Please call (630) 848-1700 to schedule an appointment.