Flu season is here and FastMed is prepared to provide you with your strongest line of defense - the flu shot.
Come in today to receive your no-cost flu shot if you’re covered by insurance.*
Flu shots available at FastMed clinics are not covered under Medicaid.
You can also self-pay for only $30.
Are you FLU-ent? Flu Fact or Fiction...
In addition to getting your flu shot, knowing more about the flu can also help you stay healthy!
Think you know the flu? Test your knowledge below.
The only people who can be seriously impacted by the flu are those who are very young, old, or who have a weakened immune system.
The flu can seriously impact anyone regardless of their health.
Current expert recommendations are that children begin to receive flu shots at the age of two.
The CDC recommends that children six months of age and older should receive an annual flu shot.
Getting a flu shot can reduce the risk of flu-associated hospitalization for children and adults.
In recent years, flu vaccines have reduced the risk of flu-associated hospitalizations among adults by about 40%, on average. A 2014 study showed that the flu vaccine reduced children’s risk of flu-related pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) admission by 74% during the flu seasons from 2010–2012.
The flu shot has the ability to give you the flu.
The flu vaccine cannot cause flu illness.
Over 37 million people contracted the flu during the 2018–2019 flu season.
From October 1, 2018 through May 4, 2019, the CDC currently estimates that there were 37.4 million–42.9 million flu-related illnesses. Comparatively, more than 48 million people contracted the flu during the aggressive 2017–2018 flu season.