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Why Urgent Care is the Best Place to Get Your Flu Shot in 2020

Urgent care centers and walk-in clinics are rising in popularity and vaccinations are no exception. The non-traditional approach to care that you’re able to find at an urgent care or walk-in clinic is something that has attracted patients of all ages for all different medical needs! If you’ve been looking for a way to get your flu shot before peak flu season is here, an urgent care might be just the solution you need.

With the COVID-19 pandemic, patients may struggle to find clinics that are able to meet the rising demand for flu shots this season with a safe and sanitary medical environment. Urgent care centers are not only able to provide these features but also give patients many other benefits for visiting:

Accessible urgent care with CDC-recommended policies

Urgent care centers are ideal for a busy person that struggles to fit a normal doctor’s office hours into their schedule. At an urgent care you’re usually able to just walk in any time and get the vaccine that you need. But with the current COVID-19 pandemic patients may likely need to find an option that offers flu shots without many hurdles in a sanitary enviornment.

AFC Urgent Care Warrington is just one example of an urgent care center that follows CDC guidelines for infection control while also allowing as many patients as possible to get flu shots on the same day as their visit.

Quick and Affordable Service

Getting a flu vaccine isn’t something that should take very long or cost very much and urgent care centers understand that! An urgent care is the quickest way to receive your flu shot at an affordable rate. Most major insurance companies are accepted at urgent care centers and actually cover the cost of the flu shot completely!

Experienced Staff at Your Service 

Visiting an urgent care center for your early flu vaccine does not mean compromising on the quality of care. Urgent care centers are staffed with doctors, nurses, and nurse practitioners that have been trained just as well as the staff at a traditional doctor’s office. No matter who is on staff when you walk in, you’ll be able to leave with your flu vaccine! With a traditional doctor’s office, you’ll be left waiting for the next available appointment, and that may mean waiting until peak flu season is already here. 

Give your local urgent care a call today to find out if they have the flu vaccine in stock. Stop in after work, on your lunch break, or even on a weekend and enjoy the quick, affordable, and professional service you receive. If you do end up sick this flu season, the same urgent care will be able to provide you with the care you need to get back to your healthiest self!