Created on Thursday, 05 September 2013 Written by MANDY LOEHR
The cost of the vaccine for children ages 18 and younger will be $20 for either the reg- ular injection or FluMist. For adults, both the regular injection and FluMist are $30, and a high dose vaccine for people age 65 and older is $40.
Nursing Director Kay Schroer said the Logan County Health District typically receives its flu vaccines at the end of September, so she expects the immunizations to be available in a few weeks.
With this year’s flu shots, a new quadrivalent vaccine is available that will protect against two strains of influenza A and also two types of influenza B, Mrs. Schroer noted. This vaccine will be available in the immunizations for ages 3 through 64.
The high dose vaccine that offers additional antigens for older adults is a trivalent vaccine.
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