Pediatric Seasonal Flu information

UPDATE – 8/15/17

The flu vaccine will be available at Menlo Pediatrics on September 18.  Drop-In Flu Clinics are encouraged for all patients who do not have an egg allergy.  Please see dates below.

Please note:  Menlo Pediatrics will not be administering the nasal Flu-Mist this season due to the CDC’s recommendations that the Flu-Mist is not effective against the influenza virus.

Menlo Guidelines

  • Routine influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged 6 months and older.
  • As in previous recommendations, all children aged 6 months through 8 years who receive a seasonal influenza vaccine for the first time should receive 2 doses, 1 month apart.
  • For those patients with severe egg allergies, flu vaccines must be obtained through the allergy department.
  • For those patients who have mild egg allergies AND have had flu vaccine in the past without a reaction, flu vaccines must be scheduled in the Pediatric Department during the regular business hours M-F.
  • According to our physicians, you may receive the influenza vaccine if you have an upper respiratory illness as long as you do not have a high fever. Please consult your physician if you have questions.
  • All pediatric flu vaccine is preservative-free.

Pediatric Flu Clinics (Drop-In Only)
Located in the Pediatric Department on 1N
8:30 AM -12:00 PM

  • Saturday, September 23
  • Saturday, October 7
  • Saturday, October 21
  • Saturday, November 4
  • Saturday, November 18
  • Saturday, December 2

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CDC Information