Gundersen Flu Shot Clinics open Oct. 12
Gundersen Health System opens its Flu Shot Clinics in La Crosse and Onalaska on Monday, Oct. 12.
Clinics will be held on Gundersen's La Crosse Campus on Level 1 of the Main Clinic in Imaging Services and Level 4 of the Gundersen Onalaska Clinic Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Nov. 25.
No appointments are needed.
This year, the FluMist (nasal spray) will be available during the clinics to healthy patients age 2 to 49 upon request. High dosage flu shots will be available to patients 65 years of age and older.
Gundersen's clinics throughout the area are offering the flu vaccine for all ages by appointment during regular business hours. Cass Street Pharmacy will offer flu shots for anyone age 6 years and older.
Patients can now receive their flu shots at their regularly scheduled appointments, and hospitalized patients are offered vaccination against influenza prior to discharge.
It is especially important for people who are considered at high risk for problems with the flu to be vaccinated including:
- Children between 6 and 23 months of age
- Those age 65 and over
- Pregnant women in their second and third trimester
- People with health conditions such as heart or lung problems, kidney disease, cystic fibrosis, asthma, etc.
- Residents of long-term care facilities
- Healthcare workers
For more information and to find the Gundersen location nearest you to receive the flu vaccine, visit gundersenhealth.org/flu