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Stop the Flu this Year

This year’s flu vaccine covers four strains of influenza instead of the usual three, and the convenient FluMist is now the recommended method for vaccinating children. Read more

Time is Now for Flu Shots

Cooler temperatures and changing leaves are not only signs that the seasons are changing, but also a reminder that influenza season is right around the corner. Flu – or as influenza is commonly called – is a respiratory illness with coughing, congestion, fever, aches and pains. The Centers for Disease Control recommends everyone over the age of 6 months receive a vaccination against influenza. Read more

ThedaCare Offers Many Ways to Get Flu Shots

To get their seasonal vaccination, patients can choose to see their ThedaCare Physicians provider, visit a ThedaCare FastCare clinic or attend a ThedaCare At Home flu shot clinic. For patients over the age of 65, a high-dose vaccination, which has more than four times as much antigen as the regular shot, is available. Most insurance providers and Medicare cover flu shots. Read more

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