Flu Vaccine Clinic Coming to a Branch Near You
Influenza (flu) is a respiratory illness that can be serious, sometimes leading to hospitalization and even death. According to the CDC, every year, up to 20% of the US population contracts the flu. Getting a flu vaccine is easy, and it is the single best way to protect yourself, your loved ones and co-workers from flu.
Key Flu Facts
- Health experts recommend that all people 6 months of age and older get a flu vaccine every year.
- Flu vaccine comes as an injection or nasal spray.
- You cannot get the flu from the flu vaccine.
- You need a flu shot every year.
- The flu vaccine is safe.
Are you ready to protect yourself from being one of those 20%? The flu vaccine will be most effective if it is administered before the flu season starts. This year, YMCA of Central Ohio is offering it's annual flu shot clinic at 10 branch locations throughout central Ohio in October. This clinic is open to the community and is free*. Find your branch below.
Monday, October 1st
Delaware Community Center YMCA: 9:00 am - 10:30am
Liberty TWP/Powell YMCA: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Hilliard/Ray Patch Family YMCA: 8:30am - 10:00am
Gahanna/John E. Bickley YMCA: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Tuesday, October 2nd
Eldon & Elsie Ward Family YMCA: 8:30am - 10:30am
Jerry L. Garver YMCA: 10:00am - 11:30am
Downtown YMCA: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Thursday, October 11th
Don M. & Margaret Hilliker YMCA: 9:00am - 10:30am
Friday, October 12th
Grove City YMCA: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Hilltop YMCA: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
*Only insurance plans administered by Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Medical Mutual, Optima, and United Health Care will be accepted, OhioHealth will only bill insurance and will not accept cash, no insurance will be $25 out of pocket and will be paid at the branch's front desk.