If you receive an influenza vaccination, you are likely to be protected from influenza for a year. Even if the vaccine fails to prevent you from getting the flu, it will make its symptoms less severe.
- Why getting the flu shot is more important than ever this year.
- Learn more about symptoms, prevention and how to tell the difference between the flu and the common cold in our Health Library.
We are taking extra precautions this flu season to ensure the safety of our patients and caregivers as we provide flu vaccinations to our patients.
Other helpful information
Appointments: If you have an upcoming regularly scheduled appointment with your primary care physician, you may obtain your flu vaccination at that appointment. Many of our specialty office visits may also offer flu vaccinations during your scheduled appointment.
Insurance: Please bring your insurance information and co-pay (if applicable) with you. Insurance information (or payment if you do not have insurance) will be collected at the time of service.
Vaccines for Children Program: If a patient is in need of the Vaccine for Children Program, they should contact their primary care physician’s office to schedule an appointment with a nurse.
Virtual Visits: Feeling like you or your child might have the flu? Speak with a healthcare provider 24/7 from your mobile device or computer. It’s never been easier for you and your family to instantly access world class care at home using the MyClevelandClinic(TM) tool.