An annual flu shot is your best protection against the
The Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention state that flu shots
may be given throughout the entire
flu season. In Michigan, flu season typically continues through
The vaccine produced this year will include protection for the predicted seasonal flu strains as well as H1N1. Information
about the new flu vaccine is available at http://www.flu.gov/individualfamily/vaccination/index.html.
An appointment is required to receive flu vaccine at VNA's Oak Park
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. The office is
located at 25900 Greenfield, Suite 600 in Oak Park, Michigan.
If you are homebound, the VNA Flu-Busters can come to you!
fee which is not covered by Medicare or Insurance
To schedule an appointment, call (248) 967-8752.
At Your Workplace
From small businesses* to Fortune 50 companies, locally and nationally, VNA offers quality, convenience and flexibility of immunizations at your workplace For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Flu Shots are $25 each.
Flu Mist is $30 each.
Pneumonia shots are $50.
VNA accepts Medicare, HAP, Priority Health, Blue Care Network, HealthPlus, cash or check payable
Consent form needed:
All individuals must fill out a consent form prior to receiving
the shot. Individuals under the age of 18 will need to have their
consent form signed by a parent or guardian.
Consent forms will be available at all clinic locations. To expedite
the process, you may download this consent form. Please print
and complete two copies and bring them with you to the clinic.
Please contact us with any questions.
VNA Manager of Community Programs (248) 967-8751
VNA Community Programs Assistant (248) 967-8755
Kids need flu shots, too!
On the afternoon of
February 3, 2003, 5 1/2 year-old Alana Yaksich spent the
day with her parents and brothers watching movies, eating sundaes
Although she had a lowgrade fever from a recent sore
throat (for which she had
finished a course of antibiotics), Alana enjoyed the
afternoon feeling healthy and surrounded by her friends and family.
Later that evening, she developed a
106-degree fever and was rushed to the emergency room. Within
hours of her arrival at the local hospital, Alana died of
that caused swelling
and injury to
her brain. To learn more about Alana, visit www.alanasflufoundation.org
or download a brochure here: