Flu Vaccines 2013-2014


Flu vaccines are available to all...and FREE for many!


To help reduce the spread of influenza in our community, we are offering no-cost flu shots to those who qualify.  If you don't have insurance and fall into one of these categories, you and your family can receive a flu vaccine at no cost:

  • Family size of 1, making under $22,980
  • Family size of 2, making under $31,020
  • Family size of 3, making under $39,060
  • Family size of 4, making under $47,100
  • Family size of 5, making under $55,140
  • Family size of 6, making under $63,180

Beginning Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013, simply walk in to any CHAS medical clinic during clinic hours to receive your vaccination!

And best of all, you don't have to be a CHAS patient - any and all are welcome to get their vaccine!


Test your flu knowledge (true or false)...

  1. The seasonal flu is annoying but harmless. False. Each year about 200,000 people in the US are hospitalized and 36,000 people die from the flu.
  2. The flu shot can give you the flu. False. The flu shot is a dead virus.  Dead viruses cannot infect you.
  3. I need the flu vaccine every year. True. New viruses appear every year.
  4. Kids 6 months and older should get vaccinated. True. The CDC recommends the vaccine for children 6 months and older.
  5. The flu vaccine doesn't work. False. The effectiveness is up to 90%.

 

Don't be sorry; protect yourself and those you love by getting yours today!


To find out more about the importance of the flu vaccine, click here.