Flu Vaccine Information

(859) 525-8181
7409 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Flu Vaccine Information

Current Supply

As of October 1, 2019

We have a limited supply of Flu shots and mist available for both private and state insured patients! No appointment necessary! 
CDC recommends every child ages 6 months and up receive a flu vaccine every year.

Walkup Flu Shot Clinics

Thursday October 10, 2019 from 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Monday October 21, 2019 from 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Saturday October 26, 2019 from 9:00am – 11:00am

There will be a tent located in parking lot, please park and bring your child(ren) up. We will only be offering the flu shot during the clinic this year. Please be sure to dress your child so that we can access the thigh for children 4 years and under, or the upper arm for children over 5 years. In case of inclement weather please contact the office or check for Facebook for cancellation updates. As always, if you feel your child would do better coming inside the office, flu shots are offered daily- no appointment required. 

Please contact us (859-525-8181) for up to the minute updates!

Seasonal Flu Information

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends flu vaccinations for all children 6 months to 18 years of age, as well as anyone wishing to avoid the getting the flu. Both the H1N1 and the Seasonal flu are combined together into one vaccine. More Flu Vaccination Information by CDC

Flu Vaccines Are Available for Patients & Parents

  • Patients (billed to their insurance) – No copay due at time of service
  • Parents $30 out of pocket
  • No appointment necessary

Recommendations

Who Should Get The Flu Vaccine?

  • Anyone 6 months to 18 years.
  • Anyone 65 years and older
  • Anyone with a chronic medical condition, such as: asthma, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, kidney disease or blood disease.
  • Anyone with a weakened immune system due to medication or illness.
  • Women pregnant during flu season.
  • Anyone working in a healthcare setting or a place where you are more likely to be exposed to the influenza virus.
  • Anyone who is a household contact to someone who fits in the above categories.
  • Anyone who wants to decrease their chances of catching Influenza.

Vaccine Availability

Patient Vaccines
Seasonal flu shots are available to private and state insured patients.  The Cost will be billed to your insurance. Most insurance plans do not require co-payment for immunization only visits.

Parent Vaccines
You will be charged $30 out of pocket. 

How Many Vaccines?
Children who have received the flu vaccine will need one vaccine. Children who are less than 9 years old and have never received the flu vaccine before will need two vaccines. The second dose must be at least 4 weeks after the first dose.

Contact Us (859-525-8181) if you have any questions!

(859) 525-8181

 
Pediatrics of Florence

7409 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Office Hours

7:30am - 5:00pm Monday-Thursday
7:30am - 5:00pm Friday
8:00am - 12:00pm Saturday

* Walk-in's only from 7:30am-8:30am Mon. - Fri.
* Walk-in's are for sick patients only. No well visits.
* Times subject to change

TEMPORARY COVID-19 CHANGES
Walk Ins in the morning from 7:30-830 are cancelled.
Well checks in the morning.
Sick visits in the afternoon.
Behavior rechecks through telemedicine visits.

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