Flu Vaccines Administered on a Walk-In Basis near Plano, TX
For flu vaccines that are administered by experienced medical practitioners in a modern clinical setting, visit Citra Urgent Care. Our fully equipped immediate care center near Plano, Texas, offers a variety of routine vaccinations, including flu shots.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that as much as 20 percent of the American population is affected by the flu every year. Flu vaccines are the most effective method of flu prevention; by simply receiving a shot every year before flu season reaches its peak, you can substantially reduce your likelihood of contracting the influenza virus and suffering unpleasant symptoms like:
- Muscle aches
- Body chills
- Fatigue and general malaise
- Sore throat and/or cough
- Nausea and vomiting (most often seen in children)
Flu vaccines are encouraged for almost everyone, but certain individuals are considered to be at a higher risk of becoming ill and should be particularly mindful to be vaccinated. These at-risk groups include:
- Men and women over the age of 65
- Pregnant women and women who have recently given birth
- Children (although infants under 6 months old should not be vaccinated)
- Men and women with certain chronic illnesses, including diabetes and heart disease
Don’t put your health at risk this flu season – visit Citra Urgent Care near Plano, TX, to receive your flu vaccine. Appointments are not necessary to receive flu vaccines at our clinic, and we have extended hours every day of the week to accommodate busy families. Most major insurance plans are accepted, including Medicare and Tricare.