Flu season has arrived in South East Texas and it’s time to get you and your loved ones vaccinated.  The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months of age or older.  The flu vaccine is safe.  Hundreds of millions of Americans have safely received flu vaccines over the past 50 years, and there has been extensive research supporting the safety of seasonal flu vaccines.  Side effects of the flu vaccine are usually mild and last only 1-2 days.  For more information about the flu and the flu vaccine please click here.

The flu vaccine is available at the Tyler County Hospital Family Medical Clinic beginning 10 Oct.  No appointment is necessary during walk-in hours from 8-11:30am or 1-4pm Monday thru Friday and from 9am-1pm on Saturday.  The cost of the vaccine is covered by most insurance providers otherwise a $30 fee will apply.  Please call 409-283-2822 for more information.