Flu Shot Clinic
Get your flu shot, not the flu. Oak Harbor Public Schools is excited to announce its annual Flu Shot Clinic. We partner with the Seattle Visiting Nurse Association (SVNA) to provide flu shots. The clinic is available to all students, families and staff. Anyone under the age of 18 will need a patient consent form that will be made available on-site.
Flu Shot Clinic Information
Date: Nov. 5, 2019
Time: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Administrative Service Center (District Office)
350 S. Oak Harbor Street
Oak Harbor, WA 098277
Please bring your health card or member id number when attending the flu shot clinic.
More information about the clinic can be found in this helpful FAQ. Please call 360.279.5000 if you have any additional questions.
What are some key reasons to get a flu vaccine?
- Flu vaccine has been shown to reduce flu illnesses, hospitalization, and even death in children.
- During the 2016–2017 season, vaccination prevented an estimated 5.3 million illnesses, 2.6 million medical visits, and 85,000 influenza-associated hospitalizations.
- Flu vaccination also is an important preventive tool for people with chronic health conditions.
- Vaccinating pregnant women helps protect them from flu illness and hospitalization, and also has been shown to help protect the baby from flu infection for several months after birth, before the baby can be vaccinated.
- A 2017 study showed that flu vaccine can be life-saving in children.
- While some people who get vaccinated still get sick, flu vaccination has been shown in several studies to reduce the severity of illness