• Flu Mist: An Alternative to Flu Shots

    17 days ago - By Centre Pediatrics

    Wel continue to offer Flu Mist vaccine as an alternative to standard flu shots. Flu Mist was first approved for use in 2003. We are satisfied that Flu Mist is as safe and is equally effective as the Flu shot. The Flu Mist vaccine is a small amount of liquid sprayed up each nostril. It does not sting.
    Most healthy people, between ages 2 and 49, are candidates to receive Flu Mist vaccine.
    The Flu Mist is not given to asthmatics or patients who are immunocompromised or on immunosuppressive drugs like steroids.
    We are still giving standard flu shots. Anyone 6 months of age or older may receive...
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