Influenza is a common viral infection of the respiratory system, including the nose, throat, bronchial tubes and lungs. Vaccination is the best defense against getting the flu. Following is information about flu vaccinations for the public at Mayo Clinic.
Seasonal flu shots are available by appointment for registered Mayo Clinic patients. Pediatric patients should be scheduled with their primary care doctor. Adult patients can schedule a flu shot either through their primary care doctor or through a special flu clinic.
Adult flu clinic locations, from mid-October to mid-November:
Patients are encouraged to schedule their flu shot ahead of time. Walk-in appointments are not available, nor are flu shots for anyone who is not a registered patient. The flu vaccination cannot be given at the same time as other vaccinations.
For a listing of other facilities in Scottsdale/Phoenix offering flu shots, contact Community Information and Referral or call 602-263-8856.
Delivery of this year's shipment of flu vaccine was scheduled for Sept. 18, 2013. To check availability of the vaccine prior to your clinic visit, call the Flu Vaccine Information Hotline at 904-953-0301. This line will be updated when the vaccine supply status changes.
Flu vaccine is available in the following ways:
Influenza vaccinations for Mayo Clinic patients will begin Oct. 14. Patients can begin to schedule appointments after Oct. 1 by calling their primary care provider.
Rochester location weekday appointments will be available:
Kasson Clinic weekday appointments will be available:
Saturday appointments will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mayo Family Clinic Northeast on:
In addition, there will be a walk-in clinic for Mayo Clinic patients (who have a Mayo Clinic patient number) age 16 and older. Patients ages 16 and 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Hours are:
Oct. 14 to Nov. 1
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mayo Building, East 17th Floor
Read more about influenza.