Urgent Cares of America clinics are now offering free seasonal 2011 flu shots to all children and youth ages 4 years through college students.
Ages 4 years old and up, including university and college students with appropriate student IDs, can receive their flu shot for free by simply walking into an Urgent Cares of America clinic while supplies last.
Participating locations are Asheville Urgent Care, Boone Urgent Care, Hendersonville Urgent Care, Clayton Urgent Care, FastMed of Cary, FastMed of Wake Forest, Fuquay Urgent Care, Urgent Care of Cary, and Wake Urgent Care.
"We recognize the economic hardships that people are facing at this time. If giving a free flu shot to a child will stop them from getting the flu, then all of us at Urgent Cares of America feel privileged to do that." Jason A. Williams. Ph.D., President of Urgent Cares of America.
"This effort is to encourage families and young adults to think about being vaccinated and staying well during the turbulent temperatures North Carolina brings us during the winter months." Reuel Heyden, Director of Community Relations.
The 2010-2011 flu vaccine protects against three different flu viruses: the H3N2 virus, the Influenza B virus and the H1N1 virus.
Urgent Cares of America is network of currently nine (9) urgent care facilities with locations in Asheville, Boone, Cary, Clayton, Garner, Fuquay-Varina and Wake Forest.
For more information and directions please visit www.rucn.info or contact (919) 550-0821.
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