Please contact the clinic for your flu shot appointment.
The 2015-2016 inactivated influenza vaccine contains the following virus strains:
NOW, before year end preferably. It is recomended to get vaccinated as early as possible. Protection begins about 2 weeks after vaccination and lasts for about one year.
The vaccines are safe and usually without issues. However after your vaccination, you need to stay close by for 15 minutes in case you have a reaction.
The flu vaccine does not have any live virus. it can give you some mild flu like symptoms, but it is not the actual flu.
It is never too late to have your annual flu vaccine. It can still provide protection at any time during the season.
Flu vaccination significantly reduces your chance of getting the flu. Some people may still get the flu even after receiving that season's vaccine. This is more likely if the circulating flu strain was not included in that year's vaccine.