Vaccine for the 2017/18 Flu Season


The 2017-18 influenza (flu) vaccine will soon be available in our office.  
We will start scheduling on Tuesday September 5.


When will it be given?

The dates for administration of the vaccine are

  • Saturday September 16
  • Saturday October 14
  • Saturday November 11
  • College kids -- Wednesday November 22

Who should get the vaccine?  
All children 6 months and up should receive the vaccine.
High risk children are our first priority, then the vaccine will be available on first come, first serve basis.  Your child may also be eligible at an upcoming regular scheduled visit however we do recommend that you secure a spot on a flu clinic day.  

How much is the vaccine?
Please check with your insurance carrier to see if this is a covered service.  If not, you will be responsible  for the $50.00 charge for the vaccine and administration.  All children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian.

Call now to set up your child's appointment at 533-7850.
Why we vaccinate children - click here.

Any questions about the vaccine,
please contact a nurse at Hershey Pediatric Center. 

 

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