Vaccinations & Immunizations
- Routine childhood and adolescent vaccines
- Routine adult vaccines
- Influenza vaccines
- Travel vaccines (available only at the Travel Clinic)
- COVID-19 vaccines
The flu vaccine is the best prevention against influenza. The flu shot is available at any Gundersen pharmacy or clinic Oct. 9. We recommend everyone 6 months and older get the vaccine, but it is especially important to protect yourself with the vaccine if you’re:
- A child
- Age 50 or older
- Work in healthcare
- Live in a nursing home
- Have chronic health conditions such as asthma, diabetes or heart disease
Flu vaccine available Oct. 9 by appointment
Flu shot availability and options
Beginning Oct. 9:
- Flu shots are available to patients 6 months and older
- High dosage flu shots are available to patients 65 years of age and older
- FluMist (nasal spray) are available to healthy patients 2 through 49 years of age upon request at the Fall Vaccine Clinics
- Flublok are available to patients 18 years of age and older
Vaccine clinic in La Crosse
Open Oct. 9 – 27
Vaccine clinic in Onalaska
Additional flu shot locations
Starting Oct 9, 2023, we are requesting appointments for influenza vaccinations. This allows us to reduce wait times, ease pressure on care staff, and create a more streamlined experience for you. If you have an existing appointment for care at Gundersen, you can receive your vaccination during that visit.
Recommended vaccination schedules
Childhood vaccination schedule (birth through 6 years)
CDC recommended vaccinations from childbirth to 6 years old
Childhood vaccination schedule (7 through 18 years)
CDC recommended vaccinations for ages 7-18 years old
Adult vaccination schedule
CDC recommended vaccinations for adults 19 years and older
Vaccines recommended during pregnancy
CDC recommended vaccinations while you are pregnant
Gundersen Vaccine Clinic
Our clinic is dedicated to keeping you up to date on all your vaccination needs. Our nurses are part of your care team for your vaccines – no primary care appointment needed. Visit our page to learn more about the vaccinations we provide and where to get them. Clinic located on the 4th floor of the Onalaska Clinic.
Gundersen Primary Care locations
Our Gundersen primary care clinic locations offer vaccinations. Appointments are required at primary care locations.
Vaccination anxiety & hesitancy
We have a number of techniques we use to help make getting your vaccinations easier for you. For more ideas on what you can do, read this handout about addressing vaccination anxiety. Let us know if you're feeling anxious, we want to help.
Are there some vaccines only available at certain locations?
How are my vaccinations recorded?
Immunizations are entered into state registries in tri-state area.
Do I need to have established care as a Gundersen patient?
No! You do not need to be an established Gundersen patient – new patients are welcome to schedule appointments at primary care clinics and walk-ins are welcome at the Vaccine Clinic.
Is a referral from another doctor required?
No, a referral from another doctor or your primary care provider is not necessary.
We're here to help you plan which vaccines you need, the most convenient place to get them, schedule an appointment or find out how you can access vaccines without an appointment.
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