Cary, NC Flu Clinics at Western Wake Pediatrics
The CDC has new guides for the 2017-2018 flu season- the CDC links are listed below. Western Wake Pediatrics will keep you updated as soon as we receive updates from the CDC to help you and your family be prepared for this upcoming flu season. Flumist will NOT be available for this upcoming flu season.
Western Wake Pediatrics offers seasonal flu vaccines in Cary to our patients each year.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone 6 months of age and older get vaccinated against influenza each year as soon as the vaccine is available in early fall. The CDC encourages vaccination against the flu each year because immunity can wane over time. Getting vaccinated early will ensure your child is protected throughout the influenza season. Our pediatric flu clinic offers flu shots in Cary for established patients.
Vaccines are available for established patients of Western Wake Pediatrics. Please call to make an appointment to receive your vaccine.
What Are Common Symptoms of the Flu?
Wondering if your child may have the flu? Flu symptoms in children may include:
- High-grade fever up to 104 degrees F
- Chills and shakes with the fever
- Extreme tiredness
- Headache and body aches
- Dry, hacking cough
- Sore throat
- Vomiting and belly pain
If your child is showing symptoms of the flu, contact your Cary health care provider at Western Wake Pediatrics.
2017 Flu vaccines only available for un-insured and Medicaid patients for the remainder of this season