Receive Your Seasonal Flu Shot From PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Southbury, CT
PhysicianOne Urgent Care wants to make sure you and your loved ones are protected from the flu. That’s why we offer flu shots for adults and children ages five and older. The flu vaccine is essential to ensure individuals stay protected from influenza, an illness that is not only miserable to deal with but can also lead to serious health complications. So, stop by our facility in Southbury, Connecticut, and receive a flu shot so you can stay protected from the influenza virus during this flu season.
Do I Need a Flu Vaccine?
You may think you don’t need a flu shot if you’ve remained immune from influenza over the past few flu seasons. In actuality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all healthy individuals receive a flu shot. And, if you’re part of one of the following high-risk communities, it’s especially important to stop by PhysicianOne Urgent Care for your flu vaccine:
- All adults aged 50 and older
- Pregnant women
- Individuals with chronic illnesses
- Individuals who work in a healthcare setting
- Caregivers of children younger than the age of five or adults over the age of 50
- Families and friends of those with chronic medical conditions
- Residents of nursing homes and other chronic-care facilities
The majority of people do not experience any side effects from flu shots but it’s possible to have mild soreness in the area the vaccine was administered or to have a low-grade fever.
Get Your Flu Shot Today
Visit PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Southbury to receive a flu shot and expert flu treatment from our team of experienced medical personnel. We are open 365 days per year and have extended evening and weekend hours for your convenience. While our wait times are brief, you can check in online to expedite your visit.