Seasonal Flu Shots in Springfield & West Springfield, MA
Influenza or flu affects hundreds of thousands of people a year. The flu can result in further complications especially for the elderly, children, and sick. However, it is also easily avoidable with a single-dose vaccination. The flu shot is created each year and tailored to the flu strains that will be prominent in that year. If you have gotten your flu last year you are not safe from the flu this year! If you have received your flu shot in August or September it is important to get your flu shot again in December to make sure that you do not leave yourself vulnerable to getting the flu.
AFC Urgent Care Springfield administers walk-in seasonal flu shots each flu season. If you find yourself feeling cold or experiencing aches and pains throughout your day then you may have caught this season flu! Here are some symptoms that you may be experiencing if you have come down with the flu:
- Muscle aches and pains
It is a myth that you can catch the flu from a flu shot. You may experience some side effects that may be perceived as the flu such as Soreness at the injection spot, hoarseness, and fever. However, these will go away and is not a sign of the flu illness. AFC Urgent Care Springfield can administer the flu vaccine in our facility. We accept all walk-ins. The vaccine is covered by most insurance. We offer the vaccine at a low cost for those who do not have health coverage.
For more information about our seasonal flu shots, call or visit a Springfield location today: