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Archive: Oct 2016

  1. Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday, November 12

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    We are now scheduling for a flu shot clinic on Saturday, November 12th at our Three Chopt office from 9:00 A.M. to 11:45 A.M.  Please contact the Call Center at 804-282-4205 to schedule an appointment, or to check for other available dates and times.  Please visit our flu vaccine page to learn more about the flu shot.  Below for a few reminders about the flu vaccine this year.
    -If it is your child’s first year getting the flu vaccine, he or she will need two doses of the flu vaccine at least 4 weeks apart.
    -If your child has only received one dose of flu vaccine in his or her life and is 8 years old or younger, he or she will need 2 doses of the flu vaccine at least 4 weeks apart.
    -The flu shot is approved for children 6 months of age and older.
    -For those children under 6 months of age or those who cannot receive a flu vaccine due to a medical condition or an allergy, it is recommended that the families and caregivers of those children are vaccinated for the current season so as to best protect the child.
    **Please note, we will only be providing the flu shot this year. No flumist is available this season.
  2. Flu Shot update, October 3, 2016

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    As of now we have flu shots available for all children 6 months of age and older.  Please call (804) 282-4205 to schedule your child’s flu shot appointment.  As a reminder, we are not offering Flumist this year.  Additionally, children younger than 8 years old who have not had two flu vaccines before this fall should get a booster flu shot at least 4 weeks after their first one this fall.