Drive Through to Fight the Flu!

Drive Through to Fight the Flu!
Posted on 10/04/2020
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For months we’ve been hearing about the “perfect storm” - we’re caught in a pandemic and headed into flu season.  This year, it’s more important than ever to get your flu shot. Luckily, the City of West Allis is making it easy for community members to get the vaccine.

“As we continue to be challenged by COVID-19, people can protect themselves and their loved ones from the flu. Making sure you avoid the flu this year will keep you out of doctor’s offices and emergency rooms, freeing up the vital resources needed to continue to address the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Public Health Specialist, Frances Thomas.

West Allis Health Department is offering three drive-through flu clinics for West Allis-West Milwaukee residents: 

October 14, 2020:  2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., West Allis Farmers Market, 6501 W. National Avenue. 
October 17, 2020:  10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Nathan Hale High School, 11601 W. Lincoln Avenue. (Enter off of 117th Street.) 
October 19, 2020:  9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., West Allis Farmers Market, 6501 W. National Avenue. 

These clinics are open to anyone over the age of three residing in West Allis or West Milwaukee. Please note: 
Regular Flu Shot Price = $30 
High Dose Price = $60
Cash or Check Only.
Bring insurance cards. Will bill Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and Forward Health only. (No other insurance accepted.) 
No appointments are needed. 
Please wear clothing that will allow your upper arm to be easily exposed to receive the vaccine.
Limited supply available of free vaccines for children 3 years - 18 years old.  

“The flu is no laughing matter.  Preliminary CDC data for the 2019-2020 flu season, which ended in May, found the flu to be a factor in at least 18 million visits to health providers in the United States.  It resulted in 410,000 hospitalizations and as many as 64,000 deaths.  Don’t take the risk.  We all need to protect ourselves and those we love by getting a flu shot this year,” adds Thomas.
City of West Allis Flu Shot flyer.