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Flu Shots and Treatment to Protect Against Influenza

For a quick and convenient flu vaccination, get your flu shot from MI Express Urgent Care Center to protect yourself and prevent the spread of the flu.
The flu vaccine is available at MI Express Care, Canton, MI. Visit our clinic and get protected from the flu – we offer flu shots for just $25!

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Who should get a flu shot?

  • Healthy adults, especially those aged 65 and older
  • Pregnant women
  • Healthcare workers
  • People suffering from heart disease, asthma, diabetes, or have a weakened immune system
  • Caregivers to children aged below five.

Who should not get a flu shot?

  • Infants less than six months old
  • People allergic to eggs
  • People with a history of a severe reaction to the flu vaccine
  • People who are presently suffering from moderate or acute illness or fever

If you have an egg allergy or a history of a severe egg allergy, please consult with our experienced providers who can give you the appropriate care.

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When is the best time to get a flu shot?

The best time to get vaccinated is now! Flu season starts in October. The number of flu cases usually peaks between January and February. To get maximum protection, the CDC recommends getting vaccinated before the influenza virus starts spreading. Additionally, it can take up to 14 days after getting your flu shot to develop full protection against the flu.

Why is the flu vaccine necessary?

Influenza, in critical cases, can lead to hospitalization or even death in extreme cases. Vaccination against the flu not only protects your health but also protects those around you who are unable to get vaccinated. Herd immunity helps to ensure that a significant part of a community is immunized from an infectious disease.

The flu shot has several benefits, that include:

  • Protection from a flu infection
  • Minimizing the risk of hospitalization or death from flu, especially for senior citizens and children
  • Protecting women during and after pregnancy and can even decrease the risk of flu for the baby for the initial few months after birth
  • Reducing the chance of spreading the flu, this, in turn, will protect people who cannot get vaccinated
  • Milder flu symptoms with influenza strains that are not included in the flu shot

Flu viruses are always mutating. Every year, different virus strains are prevalent. Are you searching for “a flu vaccine near me” on the internet? Get your flu shot from MI Express Care today!

Get Your Flu Shot From MI Express Care Today!

FAQs

The vaccine will keep you protected for six months, i.e., one flu season. Starting 14 days after you get a flu shot, you will be protected from specific influenza viruses for the rest of that flu season.

The CDC advised everyone older than 6 months needs to get annual flu shots, with rare exceptions. Vaccination is particularly essential for persons who have a higher risk of developing severe flu complications.

At MI Express Primary and Urgent Care Center, the annual flu shot price is just $25.