Influenza (flu) can be a serious illness especially in those with weakened immune systems or are too young to receive the flu vaccine. Take steps to protect yourself and those in our community by getting your annual flu vaccine. The vaccine in combination with good hygiene habits will help keep you and those you love healthy this flu season.
- Get your flu shot
- Wash hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer
- Cover coughs and sneezes (then wash your hands)
- Stay at home if you are sick
- Keep sick children home from school/daycare
Each clinic location has flu shots available for patients. Flu shots are available to persons 6 months and older. The cost is $50 each with insurance billing available. We accept most major insurances including Dakotacare and Medicare. High-dose vaccine prices vary.
Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C.
1104 W. 8th St., Yankton, SD
Flu shots are available to persons 6 months and up by appointment only (no walk-ins). A variety of appointment options are available Monday-Saturday by calling 605-665-7841 and ask to schedule a flu shot.
The Yankton Medical Clinic Pharmacy also has flu shots available to persons 18 years and older on a walk-in basis.
Mondays 6 – 8 p.m.
Thursdays 6 – 8 p.m.
Saturdays 1 – 3 p.m.
Sundays 3 – 5 p.m.
Vermillion Medical Clinic
101 S. Plum St., Vermillion, SD
Call 605-624-8643 to schedule an appointment for a flu shot.
Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. – Norfolk
3901 W. Norfolk Ave., Norfolk, NE. (Located at Fountain Point Medical Community)
Drive-thru flu shots
Call 402-316-4606 for appointments.
Thursday, Oct. 21
1 – 4 p.m.
The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by a virus, the flu can be mild to severe. You may have some or all of these symptoms:
- Fever or feeling feverish/chills (not everyone with flu will have a fever)
- Sore throat
- Runny or stuffy nose
- Muscle or body aches
- Fatigue (tiredness)
What to Do if You’re Sick
Most people with the flu have a mild illness. If you get sick with flu symptoms, in most cases, you should stay home and avoid contact with other people except to get medical care.
- Drink fluids
- Avoid contact with other people
- Stay home for 24 hours after a fever, without medication, is gone
If your symptoms are severe, you are in a high-risk group or worried about your illness, contact your provider. The high-risk group includes young children, those over 65 years old, pregnant women and those with certain medical conditions.
If you have any questions or concerns, contact your provider.