Children Flu shots and Flu Mist
Available to all children who have no health insurance, children with health insurance but no flu vaccine coverage, children on Medicaid/Badgercare, children who are American Indian or Alaskan Natives. You must call the Lincoln County Health Department at 715-536-0307 to schedule your child’s appointment.
Adult Flu Shots
We can also provide adult flu shots for teh 2014 – 2015 season. Call Lincoln County Health Department at 715-536-0307 for more information and cost.
- Common Myths about Flu Vaccine
- Influenza Vacccine – Inactivated Information Sheet
- Influenza Vaccine – Live Intranasal Information Statement
CDC has three simple action steps for you and your family to prevent the flu.
Action 1: Get a flu vaccine
- Yearly flu vaccine is the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.
- Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu usually September or October.
Action 2: Everyday prevention actions to stop the spread
- Avoid close contact with sick people
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
- Wash your hands often with soap and warm water.
- Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated.
Action 3: Take flu anitviral drugs
- If you get the flu, antiviral drugs can treat your illness.
- Antiviral drugs are different from antibiotics. They are prescription medicines and are not available over-the-counter.
- Studies show that flu antiviral drugs work best for treatment when they are started within 2 days of getting sick.