Category Archives: influenza

Flumist? What’s that?

Flumist is a live, inactivated attenuated flu vaccine. There’s no needle! It’s sprayed in the nose. You can read about this option for vaccination against influenza here. See how the small amount of liquid vaccine is sprayed in the nose … Continue reading

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Flu Excellence Award

California’s Vaccines for Children program awarded us their Flu Excellence Award for protecting babies, kids, and young adults from influenza. Schedule your flu shot now!

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Flu Vaccines Fall 2020 Update

Flu vaccines for 2020-2021 season are on order. At this time we have not been told to expect shortages or delays. We will have influenza injections as well as the nasal influenza spray (Flumist). We recommend getting the flu vaccine … Continue reading

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Flu vaccines 2019-2020 Season

Flu Vaccines 2019-2030 Season Flu injection for 6 months to 3 years: in stock Flu injection for 3 years and older: in stock. Flumist nasal spray is recommended and available this year. Offered for 2 years and older: in stock. … Continue reading

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Order of the Curly Tail 2009

Spring 2009: lengthening days, green hills, and a swine flu epidemic. H1N1 influenza made its appearance a decade ago. From April 2009 to April 2010, there were over 60 million cases, a quarter million hospitalizations and 12,000 deaths in the … Continue reading

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Flu Vaccines 2018-2019

Flu Vaccines 2018-2019 Season Flu injection for 6 months to 3 years: in stock Flu injection for 3 years and older: in stock. Flumist is not recommended for this year and we will not be stocking it. Please call to … Continue reading

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Flu Shots 2018-2019

From the American Academy of Pediatrics: All children should receive the flu shot as soon as it is available. This season, the AAP recommends that pediatricians offer the injectable form of the vaccine to all children 6 months and older … Continue reading

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Achoo!!! Family Flu Shots

Our first shipments of flu vaccine for this year have arrived. We are bringing back flu shots for kids and their adult family members here in our office this year.  Every patient’s chart is screened before the flu shot is … Continue reading

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This Fall It’s a Shot in the Arm

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending flu shots for the 2016-2017 winter season and not the intranasal flu vaccine after studying the different products. Our office ordered flu vaccines in February of 2016 and will update families and patients … Continue reading

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