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September 8, 2016

Willows Pediatric Flu Administration Schedule (2016)

Please note only the injectable Flu vaccine (Flu shot) is available this year.  Children six months of age or older can receive the Flu shot.  The CDC and ACIP did not recommend the FluMist (Nasal Flu vaccine) this year because they determined the FluMist was not as effective as it should be in preventing influenza virus infections in children.  Thus, the only option this year for Flu protection is the injectable Flu shot.

You may download the 2016 WILLOWS INJECTABLE FLU SHOT ADMINISTRATION SHEET. Fill out the sheet and BRING IT WITH YOU WHEN YOU COME FOR YOUR FLU SHOT. (Please remember if someone other than a parent/guardian is bringing a child in for the flu vaccine, a written note giving permission to give the vaccine signed by a parent will be required to allow for administration.)

Children under nine years of age who have never had a Flu vaccine need an initial Flu shot followed by a second Flu shot, a booster dose, in one month.

All Evening Clinics will be held 6 – 7:00pm*

  • Tuesday 9/27
  • Wednesday 10/5
  • (Wednesday 10/12 no school – will hold DAYTIME clinic 10am – 1pm)
  • Thursday 10/20
  • Tuesday 10/25
  • Wednesday 11/2
  • (Tuesday 11/8 Election Day – will hold DAYTIME clinic 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm)
  • Wednesday 11/16
  • Tuesday 11/29
  • Wednesday 12/7
  • Thursday 12/15

Please note that you may “walk-in” during the above times and you will be seen on a first come first serve basis, no appointment necessary. You must be a patient of Willows Pediatric Group who has been previously seen in the office and show a valid insurance card, or be prepared to pay at time of service.

Please check our bulletin board periodically for any last minute updates.

*Please note all dates above are subject to availability of supply