Wright State Physicians is offering flu shots

DAYTON, OHIO—Wright State Physicians Family Medicine is offering influenza vaccinations at its walk-in flu shot clinic. Flu shots will be offered Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Dec. 1 at the Wright State Physicians Health Center on the campus of Wright State University (725 University Blvd.).

The flu causes millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and thousands of deaths each year. Symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills, fatigue and sometimes diarrhea and vomiting. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a yearly flu shot.

To get a flu shot at the Wright State Physicians Health Center, go to the second floor of the building. Patients must present a valid photo ID and insurance card at the time of check-in. Most insurance companies cover the influenza vaccine, but a copay may be required. Payment is due at the time of check-in for self-pay patients. For self-pay patients, the cost is $30. For more information, call (937) 245-7200.

Wright State Physicians Internal Medicine and Wright State Physicians Obstetrics and Gynecology also are offering flu shots to patients during appointments. To schedule an appointment with Internal Medicine, call (937) 223-5350. To schedule an appointment with Obstetrics and Gynecology, call (937) 208-6810.

Download: Flu Shot Flyer