Flu Vaccination Clinic on September 26th, 2017

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)

Coventry/Aetna

Cigna

Midland’s Choice

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.

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/keyfacts.htm

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

641-732-3127

kristi.aschenbrenner@osage.k12.ia.us

FYI: VNS does not accept Tricare, First Administrators, or Medicaid (Title 19, Hawk-I, Amerigroup Iowa, AmeriHealth Caritas, UHC)

CONSENT FORM

Flu Vaccine Information