Influenza Resources


Helpful Resources from Mayo Clinic

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

Public Health Agency Resources

Federal Information (
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 by appointment only at all Mayo Clinic Health System sites.

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

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