Sanford Pelican Rapids now offering influenza vaccine Sept. 12, 2023 Contact: Jessica Schindeldecker Sanford Health Senior Communications Specialist (701) 200-6080/ Jessica.Schindeldecker@SanfordHealth.org PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – Sanford Health Pelican Rapids, 211 E. Mill St., is now offering the influenza (flu) vaccination to patients 6 months and older.
In addition, all Sanford specialty care clinics are also offering vaccinations, and patients will be offered the flu vaccine during any regular Sanford visit. A flu vaccine at Sanford Health can protect the public from getting sick and protecting the people around them. The CDC recommends annual flu vaccines for everyone 6 months and older, especially those at higher risk of complications including pregnant women, older adults and young children. Sanford Pelican Rapids will be hosting flu vaccine events from 8 a.m.
to 5 p.m. on the following days: • Wednesday, Oct. 4 • Thursday, Oct. 12 • Thursday, Oct. 19 Patients can call 218-863-6100 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome. In addition, several Sanford clinic locations will be holding individual flu vaccine events. Find an event near you at sanfordhealth.org. The monovalent COVID-19 booster vaccine, as well as the RSV vaccine/immunization, will be available at Sanford clinics in the coming weeks.
More information on these preventive options will be sent at a later date. Patients can get a flu vaccine at their primary care clinic or by scheduling an appointment through My Sanford Chart. About Sanford Health Sanford Health, the largest rural health system in the United States, is dedicated to transforming the health care experience and providing access to world-class health care in America’s heartland.
Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization serves more than one million patients and 201,000 health plan members across 250,000 square miles. The integrated health system has 46 medical centers, 2,800 Sanford physicians and advanced practice providers, 170 clinical investigators and research scientists, 186 Good Samaritan Society senior living centers and world clinics in nine countries around the globe.
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