2016-17 Pediatric flu shots
Flu shots are recommended for children 6 months and older. Flu shots will be given beginning September 6, 2016. All ADC influenza vaccine is preservative free (no thimerosal). Please note, The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Advisory Committee of Immunization Practices (ACIP) have recommended to NOT use Flumist this year due to its ineffectiveness and failure to provide adequate protection for influenza. Parents should call their pediatrician’s office for specific flu immunization availability for private insurance and Self-Pay/Seton CHIPs/ Superior.
Pediatric flu shots are available during clinic hours by appointment at these locations. Call 512-901-1111 to schedule shots.
- American Academy of Pediatrics: What you need to know about the Flu
- ACIP votes down use of Flu Mist for 2016-17 season