Influenza Vaccine - Seasonal Flu

Influenza Vaccine Information 2016-17

Updated October 10, 2016


Injectable Influenza Vaccine

is now available for adults 19 years and older and for children 6 months through 35 months and 3 years through 18 years who have insurance that pays for immunizations.

 19 years and older.  Flu shots will be given every Monday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at our office while supplies last. 

 High dose flu vaccine for 65 years and older: We have a limited supply of this vaccine available.  It will be given every Monday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM while supplies last.  We will accept Medicare as a form of payment for high dose vaccine only. 

 6 months through 35 months and 3 years through 18 years of age.  We now have a supply of injectable influenza vaccine for these age groups who have medical insurance that pays for immunizations.  We will administer this vaccine during our normal immunization clinic hours, Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM.  This is quadrivalent vaccine and is preservative free.  This vaccine has been privately purchased by the Health Department.  You do not have to pre-register if your child is only receiving flu vaccine.

 

Cost: $20.00.  We accept cash, credit/debit cards with a small transaction fee. At this time we unable to file private insurance. 

 

FluMist will NOT be given this flu season per CDC guidelines.

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Pediatric Influenza Vaccine-

- Is now available for ages 6 months thru 18 years of age if eligibility requirements are met (see below).  Flu shots will be giving during normal immunization clinics hours, Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM.  There is an $8.00 administrative fee per vaccine.  We accept cash, or debit/credit cards with a small transaction fee.  Medicaid recipients must show their card in order to waive the fee.  You do not have to pre-register your child if you are only requesting flu vaccine.  Pre-registration is required to receive any other type of immunizations. Visit http://www.hamiltoncounty.in.gov/278/Immunization-Information for more information.  A parent or legal guardian must accompany the child. 

Please Note: The same eligibility restrictions for routine immunizations will be in place for influenza vaccine.  Only those children age 6 months through 18 years with the following insurance status will be seen at our office for government supplied vaccine.  If your insurance pays for immunizations, please make arrangements to have the flu vaccine at your private provider/medical facility or read the previous section regarding injectable influenza vaccine for children 6 months through 35 months and 3 years and older who are fully insured.

  • Medicaid- Child 0 thru 18 years of age that has any form of Medicaid insurance. Medicaid recipients must show their card at each visit.
  • Native American or Alaskan Native - Child 0 thru 18 years of age who identifies as an American Indian or Alaskan Native regardless of insurance.
  • No Health Insurance ("Uninsured") - Child 0 thru 18 years of age who does not have health insurance.
  • Insurance Does Not Cover Vaccines ("Underinsured") - Child 0 thru 18 years of age who has health insurance, but the health insurance does not pay for vaccine coverage, children whose insurance covers only selected vaccines (these children are categorized as underinsured for non-covered vaccines only) or children whose insurance caps vaccine coverage at a certain amount (once that coverage amount is met, these children are categorized as "No Health Insurance" or "Underinsured")