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Flu Season Information

 

2012-2013 Seasonal Flu Information - CDC

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We encourage you to get vaccinated for protection against influenza.

You may reach out to your private doctor or visit a business or participating fire department to receive your flu shot.



Stay healthy!

 

Flu vaccines are offered at all Volusia County Health Department locations
The prices are as follows:
$25.00 Flu
$45.00 High-Dose Flu Zone (65 and over)
$65.00 for Pneumonia
We accept Medicare Part B, non-HMO

Daytona Beach - 1845 Holsonback Dr.
New Smyrna Beach- 7171 W. Canal St.
DeLand- 935 N. Spring Garden Ave.
Deltona- 3151 Howland Blvd.

 

Who Should Get Vaccinated?

  • All persons aged 6 months and older should be vaccinated annually.

  • Protection of persons at higher risk for influenza-related complications should continue to be a focus of vaccination efforts as providers and programs transition to routine vaccination of all persons aged 6 months and older.

  • When vaccine supply is limited, vaccination efforts should focus on delivering vaccination to persons who:

    • are aged 6 months--4 years (59 months)

    • are aged 50 years and older

    • have chronic pulmonary (including asthma), cardiovascular (except hypertension), renal, hepatic, neurologic, hematologic, or metabolic disorders (including diabetes mellitus)

    • are immunosuppressed (including immunosuppression caused by medications or by human immunodeficiency virus)

    • are or will be pregnant during the influenza season;

    • are aged 6 months--18 years and receiving long-term aspirin therapy and who therefore might be at risk for experiencing Reye syndrome after influenza virus infection

    • are residents of nursing homes and other chronic-care facilities

    • are American Indians/Alaska Natives

    • are morbidly obese (body-mass index is 40 or greater)

    • are health-care personnel

    • are household contacts and caregivers of children aged younger than 5 years and adults aged 50 years and older, with particular emphasis on vaccinating contacts of children aged younger than 6 months

    • are household contacts and caregivers of persons with medical conditions that put them at higher risk for severe complications from influenza

     



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The Flu IQ - Text Version

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Page last updated: 12/3/12