When: September 26th 7:00-8:30 am
RSVP by September 25th 2:00 pm: Sign up in the appropriate school office
Who: All Staff, immediate family members and Students.
Where: Middle School and Lincoln Elementary (exact location TBA)
Why: To protect ourselves and each other from contracting influenza
How: Fill out the attached consent form, copy the front and back of your insurance card and come join us!
The insurances we accept this year are:
Medicare/Humana/AARP (Also need any supplemental insurance along with Medicare. Medicare will be billed first, then the supplement insurance)
Wellmark (including non-school health plans)
United Healthcare (Non- Managed Medicaid)
You may also cash pay $32/shot (Checks should be made payable to
Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa. Receipts will be given to the individual.)
For the 2015-2016 influenza season, CDC estimates that influenza vaccination prevented approximately 5.1 million influenza illnesses, 2.5 million influenza-associated medical visits, and 71,000 influenza-associated hospitalizations
The first and most important step in preventing flu (influenza) is to get a flu vaccination each year.
The flu vaccine strains for the 2017-2018 season can be found on the CDC website.
Contact me with any questions,
Kristi Aschenbrenner MSN RN
District Nurse: Osage Community Schools
FYI: VNS does not accept Tricare, First Administrators, or Medicaid (Title 19, Hawk-I, Amerigroup Iowa, AmeriHealth Caritas, UHC)