CONCORD TOWNSHIP, Ohio, August 26, 2011 - Now that fall is upon us, it's time to start thinking about getting your annual flu shot. While everyone is now recommended to receive influenza vaccine, high-risk patients—pregnant women, those with asthma, diabetes, or other chronic conditions—remain at risk for serious complications from influenza. The seasonal flu vaccine will protect against an influenza A H3N2 virus, an influenza B virus and the H1N1 virus.
Beginning Monday, August 29, Lake Health will be offering seasonal flu shots for $25 at the Tyler Urgent Care Center, 7956 Tyler Blvd., Mentor; the Willowick Campus, 29804 Lake Shore Blvd.; and the Chardon Campus, 510 Fifth Avenue:
8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday
Painesville Quick Care Center, 74 South Park Place, during the following regular hours:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday
The Clinic at Middlefield, located inside Walmart Supercenter, 15050 Springdale Avenue; and The Clinic at Madison, located inside Walmart Supercenter, 6067 North Ridge Road, during the following regular hours:
8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Monday through Friday
8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday
12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday
Perry Walk-in Care Center, Two Success Blvd., during the following regular hours:
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
No appointment is necessary. Individuals must be 18 years of age or older to receive the seasonal flu vaccine at our centers. The influenza vaccination is covered by Medicare. For more information, call the Best of Health Line at 440-953-6000 or 1-800-454-9800.