FLU VACCINE 2020

FLU VACCINE 2020
 
This year Flu vaccine will be *required* by or before December 31,2020 for all Massachusetts school students, students enrolled in child care, Pre-school, K-12, and Post-Secondary institutions. https://www.mass.gov/news/flu-vaccine-now-required-for-all-massachusetts-school-students-enrolled-in-child-care-pre
 
Flu vaccines are given yearly as the immunity to flu vaccine wanes (decreases) over the course of about 6-8 months. We strongly recommend waiting until at least early September to get a dose of Flu vaccine to make sure that you are appropriately covered through the season. We will open our flu clinics starting in mid September for this reason.  
 
In order to accommodate as many families as possible, we will be increasing our number of flu clinics this fall. We also plan to run some drive-up clinics if the weather cooperates.
 
Flu clinics will be announced through MyChart, Constant Contact, and Facebook as soon as we receive our supply of vaccine. ALL CLINICS will be scheduled ONLY on MyChart. If you do not have an account, please call our office as soon as possible and our staff can help you create one.  
 
If you choose to receive your flu vaccine elsewhere (on a college campus, at school, or at another center), please contact your provider via MyChart with the date and location of administration, and we can enter this into the medical record for proof of vaccination and return to school. 
 
Thank you for working with us! Stay healthy and safe this fall.
 
The staff and providers at CMO