Influenza Shots Provided in Laramie, WY
Annual influenza shots (flu shots) are key to preventing the seasonal influenza virus, which affects up to 20 percent of the American population every year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Have you had your influenza shot yet? If not, be sure to visit Grand Ave Urgent Care in Laramie, Wyoming. Our immediate care center is led by highly experienced medical professionals who can answer any questions you may have about the flu shot and help ensure you stay healthy and happy this flu season.
Do I need an influenza shot?
Everyone — with very rare exception — needs an annual influenza shot. Young and otherwise healthy adults are still vulnerable to the flu, which can cause days or weeks of body aches, congestion, chills, and throat soreness. It is particularly important to be vaccinated if you:
- Work in a health care setting
- Live or work in an extended care facility, such as a nursing home or a rehabilitation center
- Are 65 or older
- Are pregnant or have recently given birth
- Have diabetes, cardiovascular disease, asthma or another chronic condition
Contact us today
To learn more about the importance of influenza shots, contact our team today! Or, simply stop by our center in Laramie at your convenience to be vaccinated. We are open late every day and care for both adults and children. If you’re already feeling under the weather, our team can also provide flu treatment on a walk-in basis.