Apple Valley Medical Clinic to Begin Flu Vaccinations September 13

This year’s flu vaccine is a combination of H1N1 and seasonal flu.

APPLE VALLEY, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Apple Valley Medical Clinic, located within the Apple Valley Medical Center, will begin offering flu vaccinations on Monday, September 13. This year’s flu shot combines the H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccines.

Individuals wishing to receive flu shots at the Apple Valley Medical Clinic can make an appointment by calling 952-952-9224 or by registering at the clinic’s reception desk. Flu shots will be available from September 13 through October 9 during the following times:

Mondays

 

    10 am to 6 pm

Tuesdays

2 to 8 pm

Wednesdays

6 am to 1 pm

Thursdays

2 to 8 pm

Friday

7:30 am to 1 pm
 

Flu shots will also be available on weekends. Walk-in clinics will be open from 9 am to 1 pm on September 18 and 26, as well as October 2 and 9. No appointments will be necessary for these dates only.

“While we offer a wide range of diagnostic and treatment options at the Apple Valley Medical Center, we are committed to providing preventive medicine as well, including flu shots,” said Adam Berry, FACHE, Administrator and Chief Operating Officer of Apple Valley Medical Center. “We encourage everyone who is eligible to get a flu shot as soon as possible to lessen the impact of influenza on our community this winter.”

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the seasonal flu vaccine protects against influenza viruses that scientists estimate will circulate during the upcoming season. This year, that includes the 2009 H1N1, the H3N2 and the influenza B viruses. Antibodies begin providing protection about two weeks after vaccination.

The vaccine costs $30 if paid at the time of service. The clinic can also bill an individual’s insurance company, if requested.

About Apple Valley Medical Center
The Apple Valley Medical Center (www.applevalleymedicalcenter.com) includes the independent Apple Valley Medical Clinic of 13 family practice physicians, serving patients from 8 am to 8 pm, five days a week. In addition, there is a 24-hour Urgent Care and 28 specialty physicians seeing patients through the United Specialty Center. Specialists on the campus provide services in allergy; cardiology; colon and rectal surgery; dermatology; ear, nose and throat; general surgery; low back & neck care; neurology, neurosurgery, ob/gyn; ophthalmology; orthopedics; plastic surgery; podiatry, pulmonary care and urology. The center also houses United Medical Imaging for digital mammography, ultrasound, CT and MRI scans; a full-service pharmacy; and physical medicine and rehabilitation care through Integrated Medical Rehabilitation.



CONTACT:

Apple Valley Medical Clinic
Adam Berry, 952-953-9285
Administrator and COO
[email protected]

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