Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

*****ONLY FLU SHOTS WILL BE GIVEN AT OUR SCHOOL BASED CLINICS FOR  THE 2020-2021 SEASON AT WESTMINSTER, VESTAVIA HILLS, AND HOMEWOOD CITY SCHOOLS. *****

 

Can I choose to have my child receive the FLUMIST (nasal spray) this year?

 

     -FLUMIST will not be available at our clinics for the 2020-21 season except at Highlands and Leeds City                       schools.  

 

Is my child eligible to participate in the school-based flu clinic?

    - All students can participate unless they have had an allergic reaction to a flu vaccine  previously or have a                    medical condition that prohibits it.

If my child does not have insurance can they still receive a flu  vaccine?

   - Yes, the program is open to all students regardless of insurance.  

How do I register my child for the flu vaccine clinic?

   -  Complete the Student Registration Form and return it to your school nurse along with a copy  of your child's               insurance card.

When will the vaccine clinics be scheduled?

   -   Clinics are typically scheduled in September and October.  Your school will notify you of the exact date.

Will I receive documentation of what vaccine my child receives? 

 

   -   Each child will receive a form with the vaccine given and the date of administration.