Flu Shots & Vaccinations
The flu shot is the most effective form of prevention when it comes to avoiding contracting the influenza virus and is recommended to most patients over six months old. AFC Urgent Care Braintree offers walk-in flu shots to patients seven days a week throughout the fall and winter to prevent the spread of the flu.
Symptoms of the Flu
If you are experiencing the following symptoms you should visit AFC Urgent Care Braintree for walk-in flu treatment:
- Body aches
- Chest and nasal congestion
- Nausea and vomiting
Who should get a flu shot?
The flu shot is recommended for almost all patients. Exemptions include patients who are allergic to eggs or who have had an adverse reaction to a past flu shot. Certain groups of patients may be more at-risk for developing complications to the virus and experiencing more severe symptoms. These patients should get their flu shot as soon as possible to ensure immunity throughout the peak of flu season:
- Seniors over the age of 6t0
- Pregnant women
- Young children
- Patients with weakened immune systems
- Patients with chronic conditions including cancer, diabetes and asthma
Walk-In Flu Shots in Braintree, MA
Appointments aren’t needed to get your flu shot at AFC Urgent Care. Our center accepts walk-in patients seven days a week for flu shots and a wide range of urgent care centers. The flu shot is covered by most major insurance plans, and our center offers low-cost shots for self-paying patients. For questions about flu vaccinations or treatment, call 781-848-2273 or visit our center off of Re. 93, Exit 6 between Five Corners and the South Shore Plaza.