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Administering Flu Shots & Other Vaccinations in Southington, CT

A man gets a vaccine in his left arm.

Is it time for your annual flu shot? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone who is six months and older should receive an influenza vaccination every fall—preferably in September or October. In Southington, Connecticut, residents and visitors can come to PhysicianOne Urgent Care for their annual flu shot. We serve patients of all ages, so we can take care of this task for your whole family, if necessary.

About the Influenza Vaccination

The flu vaccine causes antibodies to develop in the body, which help fight off infection of circulating influenza viruses. The vaccine is quadrivalent, meaning that it protects against four different flu viruses—the ones that scientists predict will be the most common strains during the upcoming flu season. A person is considered fully vaccinated against the flu two weeks after their shot.

The flu vaccine is especially important for people that:

  • Are over age 65
  • Are pregnant
  • Have a weakened immune system
  • Have a chronic condition like asthma or COPD

Other Vaccinations

At PhysicianOne Urgent Care, we offer a wide range of vaccinations for our patients, in addition to flu shots. We can administer:

  • Diphtheria shots
  • Hepatitis A and B shots
  • Pertussis (whooping cough) shots
  • Tetanus shots

Whether it’s time for your annual flu shot or you need another vaccination, you can come to PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Southington for immediate care. Our facility is open seven days per week with extended hours for your convenience.

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