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Flu Shots Now Available

Flu shots are now available at OMC and Scandia Clinic by appointment only. With the flu season nearly here along with COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges you to get the protection your family needs with an annual flu shot. Make your appointment today at Osceola Medical Center’s Flu Clinic at Osceola or Scandia Clinic, call 715-294-2111.

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Flu Clinic Hours

By appointment only, call 715-294-2111 today!

Osceola Medical Center

Mondays - Fridays
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays
Sept. 26, Oct. 3 & 17
8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Scandia Clinic

Mondays - Fridays
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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.

Additional Influenza Resources:
CDC’s Influenza Surveillance Map
CDC’s Influenza-related Q&A
Flu Basics


Vaccination Availability

For your convenience, the influenza vaccine distribution information at Osceola Medical Center and Scandia Clinic is available below. Check back for updates.

Vaccine Type Status
last updated 10/2/2020
Standard injection, adult Available
Standard injection, child Available
MN state-funded injection, child Available
WI state-funded injection, child Available
Flublok Limited Supply
High-Dose (HD) injection, seniors 65+ Limited Supply

Is it Influenza or a Cold?

SymptomInfluenza ("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
Chills Common Uncommon
Headache Very common Uncommon
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
Sneezing Sometimes Common
Sore throat Common 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

Video Visits: From our Home to Yours

To help keep our patients safe during the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be using video visits whenever possible to meet your healthcare needs. If you receive a prescription at the end of your virtual visit, it can be sent directly to a pharmacy most convenient for you. Your provider will help to determine when an in-person visit would be best.

Our video visits are safe, fast, affordable and convenient. To schedule your next visit, call us at 715-294-2111 today.

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