Flu vaccine updates 2020/21 influenza season

******10-6-20 Update******: We have run out of the Fluzone High Dose Quadrivalent for patients 65 and older.  This is the first year we have offered it and clearly it was in higher demand than we expected.  We will be looking into purchasing more, but we do not know if there will be adeqaute supply available for us to get more.  Please check back here for updates.  

Please read ALL of the information below for important details.

-Due to the pandemic and our attempts to maintain > 6 feet distancing as much as possible, at this time PATIENTS WILL NEED TO SCHEDULE A TIME/appointment to get the flu vaccine from us.  This can be done when you are here for an allergy shot/asthma biologic or a follow-up visit.

Please read the important details on the vaccines we have below.  

-We currently have the following vaccine available:

Fluzone Quadrivalent for patients 6 months and older: This is a quadrivalent vaccine and is approved for patients age 6 months and older. It is an egg-grown virus but there has continued to be only reassuring safety data for use in egg allergic patients.

For more information on this vaccine and other available influenza vaccines.  Please refer to the references below:

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/quadrivalent.htm

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/qa_fluzone.htm

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/different-flu-vaccines.htm

Please check back on this page periodically, and we will continue to update it with latest information.


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