The Quick & Easy Source for Flu Shots in St. Johns, MI
It has always been advisable to get your flu vaccine early in the flu season, which typically begins in the fall and continues through April. But in the age of COVID-19, flu shots have become more important than ever. Flu shots top the list of influenza prevention measures suggested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and getting vaccinated is the best way to prevent the possibility of a double whammy—infection by both the flu and COVID-19 viruses at the same time. Although COVID-19 is a new coronavirus and much is unknown about how it might affect the flu season, getting your flu shot will help protect your overall health by dramatically reducing your risk for flu infection. And even if you get the flu, your symptoms are likely to be far less severe if you’ve had a flu vaccine.
Fortunately for those in the St. Johns, Michigan, area, Ouch Urgent Care is here to help. We offer flu shots at our walk-in clinic in St. Johns, and we’re open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For patients who think they may be experiencing symptoms of either the flu or coronavirus, we offer virtual visits with our medical practitioners using our convenient telemedicine services. We also offer flu testing and treatment as well as rapid testing for coronavirus.
Who Should Get a Flu Shot?
Generally, the CDC recommends annual flu shots for persons 6 months old and up. At Ouch Urgent Care, we treat patients of all ages, and we can provide you and your children with the age-appropriate vaccines that are recommended by medical experts.
As the hometown urgent care clinic for the St. Johns community, we strive to make nonemergency health care accessible to as many people as possible. Our wait times are short, and we encourage you to use our convenient online check-in system to reserve your place in line or to book a virtual medical consultation using your video-enabled smartphone or mobile device. We offer affordable rates and accept many health insurance plans, including Medicaid and the McLaren Health Plan.
For more information about flu shots and the many other medical services available at Ouch Urgent Care, contact us today.