With flu season fast approaching, the Freeport Health Network will be offering flushots at our host site of Mest Manor (525 Third Street, Dining Room) as follows:
Date: Thursday, October 6th
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Medical cards and photo IDs may be requested)
Cost: High Dose will be $57.00 for persons over 65 if not covered by Medicare Part B or Medicare Replacement Plan accepted by FHN. Persons under 65 will be give the Quadrivalent vaccine with an out of pocket cost of $40.00. No insurance plan claims can be processed other than Medicare Part B or Medicare Replacement Plan.
Influenza (“flu”) is a contagious disease that spreads around the U.S. every winter, usually between the months of October and May. Flu is caused by the influenza virus, and can be spread by coughing, sneezing, and close contact. Symptoms come on suddenly and may last several days. They include: fever, chills, sore throat, muscle aches, fatigue, cough, headache, runny or stuffy nose. Flu vaccine is our best protection from flu and its complications.