Austin Regional Clinic

Flu Shots & Tests

Be a Flu Fighter

Get the Flu Vaccine

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It's not too late for your flu shot! We expect flu to continue spreading through the winter. Most ARC clinics offer in-clinic flu shots with limited drive-thru options available -- you can view them on the online flu schedule. Instructions for drive-thru flu shots are noted in your appointment confirmation if available.

Need a flu test? If you experience flu symptoms like fever, chills, or body aches, it's best to book an appointment to get a flu test. You can book a Same-Day or Next-Day Illness & Injury visit with your regular ARC doctor or any other doctor at any ARC After Hours Clinic. Test results are usually ready in your ARC MyChart within 24 hours.

This year it is especially important to get the flu vaccine, or if you have symptoms to get a flu test, as flu viruses and COVID-19 are spreading simultaneously. The single best way to protect against the flu is for everyone 6 months and older to get vaccinated—every year.
  

  • Click here to book your flu shot online.
  • We'll guide you to book a Same-Day visit.
  • Subscribe to virtual on-demand urgent care with NormanMD, powered by ARC family doctors and pediatricians.

 

Allergy Patient Alert: If you receive allergy shots, you must wait 24 hours after receiving your flu vaccine before you can resume receiving allergy injections.

 
It is especially important that people in the high-risk group get vaccinated. That group includes: 

Getting your flu shot at ARC provides many advantages:

  • We vaccinate all family members regardless of patient age or type of vaccine desired.
  • We vaccinate pregnant patients at their Ob/Gyn offices during their regularly scheduled visits.
  • We provide flu vaccinations to ARC and non-ARC patients alike.
  • We will file a claim with your insurance company for you. Call the customer service telephone number on your insurance card for questions about what’s covered and your financial responsibility.
  • We keep a record of your shots in your medical record for future reference by your physician.

Flu Vaccines Offered

  • Fluzone regular flu shot (QIV*): Approved for people ages 6 months and older
  • Preservative-free flu shot (QIV*): Approved for pregnant women and ages 6 months and older
  • FluMist® (QIV*): Nasal spray flu vaccine alternative for children
  • Flublok (QIV*): Approved for all 50 years and older, including 65 years and older. Learn more.
  • Flu vaccine for TVFC-eligible children: Available at ARC Anderson Mill, ARC Dripping Springs, ARC Georgetown, ARC Hutto, ARC Kyle Plum Creek, ARC Liberty Hill, ARC Manor, ARC Pflugerville, and ARC Southwest. Book your appointment online.
*Quadrivalent vaccine (QIV): protects against 4 viruses including two influenza A viruses and two influenza B viruses

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