Influenza may not seem like a serious disease, but it certainly can be when the wrong person is infected. The flu results in thousands of hospitalizations and fatalities every year. In order to protect those around you and yourself, it’s important to get the flu shot.
Two shots our urgent care clinic provides:
- Seasonal Flu Shots
- Pneumovax Vaccine for Patients over 65
Flu vaccines cause antibodies to develop in the body about two weeks after the injection. It is these antibodies that protect you against potential infection. The most traditional flu vaccination is a trivalent vaccine, as it has been made to protect the recipient against three flu virus variations: influenza A (H1N1), influenza A (H3N2), and influenza B.
Your flu shot may be one of the best preventative tools available to protect those around you with chronic health conditions, as well as a way to guard the children and elderly in your community. Protect both yourself and your loved ones from this dangerous disease and stop into Sherwood Urgent Care today for your vaccine. Our friendly and caring healthcare staff will take good care of you.