Flu Shots for Children and Adults in Plano, TX
An apple a day may help keep the doctor away, but flu shots are the absolute greatest defense against the seasonal influenza virus. That’s why Citra Urgent Care near Plano, Texas, administers flu shots to children and adults with no appointment necessary. Everyone is susceptible to catching the flu, even young men and women who are perfectly healthy. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 5 to 20 percent of the American population is affected by the flu every year, and no one can predict the severity of each flu season.
Flu shots prevent the onset of countless flu cases in Plano and beyond by initiating the development of antibodies that guard against infection. Usually, it takes about two weeks for these antibodies to form, so it’s best to get vaccinated sooner rather than later. If you’ve waited too long for receive a shot and are displaying symptoms of the flu, you can also visit our experienced medical professionals for treatment. Common flu symptoms include:
- Sore throat and/or cough
- Runny nose
- Nausea and/or vomiting
- Muscle aches and/or chills
If you are exhibiting more serious flu symptoms such as difficulty breathing, blueish lip discoloration, seizures, prolonged vomiting, or a return of symptoms, please visit an emergency room.
To receive a flu shot at Citra Urgent Care, stop by our clinic near Plano, TX, when it’s convenient for you. We are open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and our flu shots are administered by medical professionals who can answer any questions you may have regarding the vaccine.