Flu Shots at Austin Family Medicine
As Flu Season approaches, Austin Family Medicine wants you to be prepared. The exact timing of flu season can be very unpredictable and varies every season. In the United States, flu season peaks in January or February, but the CDC reports that flu activity can begin as early as October and continue through May.
Flu Shots– No Appointment Required
The most important step in preventing the flu is to be vaccinated as soon as it is available, each year prior to flu season. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older. Austin Family Medicine encourages you to come in for a flu shot, no appointment is required, simply stop in and we will administer the flu vaccination as quickly as possible with minimal wait times.
Other Flu Prevention Steps
- Wash your hands frequently to reduce spreading germs.
- Stay away from people who appear to be sick.
- If you become infected with the flu, stay home and prevent others at school and work from be exposed.
Contact Austin Family Medicine About Flu Vaccination
Austin Family Medicine is happy to answer any questions that you may have about the flu vaccination. Feel free to contact us us using the form listed at the top of this page or by phone at 512-443-9355.