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Free flu shots available in October to families

Free flu shots available in October to district families
Posted on 09/22/2020

Flu clinicsEdmonds School District is committed to helping keep our staff, students, parents and community healthy throughout the entire flu season. That’s why we have partnered with the Seattle Visiting Nurse Association to provide drive-through flu clinics this year. Participants will register for an appointment via the link below and remain in their vehicle for the service to ensure a low-contact experience.

This year, getting a flu shot is more important than ever, as the CDC has stated that you can be infected by both COVID-19 and influenza simultaneously. Symptoms of the flu and COVID-19 are very similar. Protecting your family from the flu will help prevent the transmission of influenza in our community, aid in the reopening of schools and the economy, and safeguard our healthcare systems.

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), the best way to protect you and your family from influenza is to receive a flu shot each year. The CDC recommends that  everyone ages 6-months and older be vaccinated against the flu.

 

2020-2021 Flu Clinics

Time: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Dates & Locations:

  • Lynnwood High School: Monday, Oct. 5
  • Mountlake Terrace High School: Tuesday, Oct. 6
  • Edmonds Woodway High School: Wednesday, Oct. 7
  • Meadowdale High School: Tuesday, Oct. 13
  • Educational Services Center: Wednesday, Oct. 14 and Thursday, Oct. 15

Drive-through clinics will be open to all Edmonds School District faculty, staff, students and their families (including children ages four and older). Please complete the registration for each member of your family by visiting the following link, and make sure to register all participants under one phone number.

REGISTRATION LINK - Seattle Visiting Nurse Association

If you have health insurance, please provide your insurance information during registration. If you do not have health insurance, you will be given a flu shot at no cost. Flu shots are considered preventive care and are not subject to deductibles or copays, so there will not be any cost for participating in the drive-through flu clinic. SVNA is able to accept almost all insurance plans with the exception of Cigna and Tricare.

Please join us and help keep our schools, families and communities healthy and flu free this season!

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