Flu season is here. Get the protection your family needs with Osceola Medical Center’s Flu Clinic at OMC and Scandia Clinic.
Flu Clinic Hours
Osceola Medical Center
Mondays - Fridays
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Call for Appointment: 715-294-2111
Mondays - Fridays
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Call for Appointment: 651-433-8080
Everyone is encouraged to receive the influenza vaccine, especially those who are considered high-risk such as pregnant women, children age 6 months or older, caregivers, the elderly and those who have chronic health concerns such as diabetes, asthma and those who smoke.
For your convenience, the influenza vaccine distribution information at Osceola Medical Center and Scandia Clinic is available below. Check back for updates.
|last updated 12/31/18|
|Standard injection, adult||Available|
|Standard injection, child||Available|
|MN state-funded injection, child||Available|
|WI state-funded injection, child||Available|
|High-Dose (HD) injection, seniors||Available|
|Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine
Live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV)
Unavailable this season
Is it Influenza or a Cold?
|Symptom||Influenza ("Flu")||Colds (Viral URI)|
|last updated 12/8/10|
|Fever||Usually present and high (102-104°F or 39-40°C);
typically lasts 3-4 days
|Varies, typically low-grade|
|Aches and pains, muscle aches, chest discomfort||Very common||Uncommon|
|Fatigue and weakness||Moderate - severe; can last up to 14-21 days||Mild|
|Extreme exhaustion||Very common early in illness||Extremely rare|
|Stuffy or runny nose||Common||Very common|
|Cough: Character||Non-productive ("dry") cough is typical||Hacking cough, often; Usually productive; Responds to cough medications|
|Cough: Severity||Moderate||Mild to Moderate|
|Cough: Duration||Typically 3-7 days; occasionally to 14 days||Typically 3-7 days|
|Cough: Paroxysms (coughing fits)||Uncommon||Rare|
|Infectious period||1 day before symptoms onset and 3-7 days after||Variable; typically 4-7 days after symptoms onset; can be longer|