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Twin City Peds News: Fall is here (and so are our Flu Vaccines)

It's that time of year again..... school is in full swing, beautiful autumn leaves are falling, pumpkins await carving, and flu vaccines have arrived at Twin City Peds.

Are you wondering if you should give the flu vaccine to your child? If so, the answer is a resounding YES! Check out some wonderful resources online that answer many frequently asked questions about the flu shot. And if you still have reservations, please let your doctor know so we have an opportunity to address your concerns and answer your questions.

Given how important we feel it is for kids to be immunized against the flu, we try to make it as easy on our families as possible to get the vaccine. This year, we have set aside several dates in the next few weeks to host our Flu Vaccine Clinics. The schedule is as follows:

Maplewood Office Flu Vaccine Clinic Dates

Thursday October 11 and Thursday October 25 from 1PM-5PM
"No Flu" Drive Thru Dates
(at the Medical Park office - see our website for traffic instructions)
Sunday October 7th and Sunday November 11th from 1:00pm-4:00pm

This is a fantastic (and fast) way to get your children immunized Please note, only the flu mist will be available at these clinics. Children 2 years old and older who do not have a chronic health condition can receive flu mist (also if your child is less than 5 years old and has asthma or had an episode of wheezing in the past year, they can not receive the flu mist). Children ages 6 months to 2 years should receive the flu shot instead. Consent forms for these vaccines can be found on our website (scroll to the bottom of the page). Please bring a completed and signed consent form with you to the clinic.
Please schedule online at and click on Make an Appointment for a Flu Vaccine Clinic.