Influenza Resources

 

Helpful Resources from Mayo Clinic

What is the Flu?
Common Flu Symptoms
When to See a Doctor
Controlling the Spread of Influenza
Lifestyle and Home Remedies

Public Health Agency Resources

Federal Information (flu.gov)
Influenza: What you should know for the current season (CDC)
Iowa Department of Health
Minnesota Department of Health

Want to protect yourself and your family from the flu? Get vaccinated. It’s one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of the flu.  Flu vaccine is now available at all Mayo Clinic Health System sites. Daytime, evening and weekend appointments are available.

Call 507-668-2041 to schedule your appointment today.

Flu Clinic appointment hours include:

  • Thursday, Oct. 20, 1 to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 5, 8 a.m. to Noon
  • Thursday, Nov. 17, 1 to 7 p.m.

Check in for your scheduled flu appointment on the 2nd floor of the clinic.

On the go?   Stop by Express Care, located within Albert Lea’s Hy-Vee, no appointment necessary. Must be 12 years of age and older.

This year the vaccine is available as an injection only. Along with the regular influenza vaccine, which is the inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine, the Fluzone High-Dose influenza vaccine will also be available.

Cost of seasonal flu vaccination is covered by some insurance plans. Mayo Clinic Health System will bill insurance or accept payment.

Flu Information Line: 866-221-1852