We’re Back with Free Flu Vaccines at Oakland Area Schools

Pediatricians recommend students get vaccinated against the flu each year. Our safe, easy and convenient Flu Vaccine Days have started. Find out if your school is participating.

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Don’t miss out!

Here’s how to make sure your student gets the free flu vaccine during school:

  1. Complete the consent form.
  2. Have your student return it to school.
  3. He or she will receive the free flu vaccine in school.

All students in pre-K through 5th grades at participating schools, including up to 8th grade in K–8 schools, can get the flu vaccine for free — with or without insurance.

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It's contagious!

Flu germs start spreading a day before the first sniffle.

What to Expect for School-Based Flu Vaccines

Nurses give the flu vaccines to all students with completed consent forms. The vaccine is a good way to protect against flu germs — plus, it’s:

  • Safe: It’s the same flu vaccine your student would get from your regular doctor.
  • Easy: Most students can get a nasal spray instead of a flu shot.*
  • Convenient: The whole process takes place during school hours.
Students with asthma and some other medical conditions may not be eligible to receive the nasal spray vaccine. Their medical history will inform the nurses if they will need a flu shot instead.

Pass the peas, not the flu.

A single cough can spread flu germs 6 feet.

Flu vaccination?

Yes, it’s pretty important.

It's the best defense we've got against the flu.

  • We stay healthy.
    Grandparents and small children benefit most from fewer flu cases.
  • Students stay in school.
    Fewer sick days means they can keep up with their studies.
  • Families save money.
    No more missed work to take care of sick kids.

Cover your mouth!

Cough & sneeze into your elbow to help stop the spread of flu.

Say Yes to the Flu Vaccine

Complete and return the consent form so your student can get the flu vaccine at school. It’s available in 5 additional languages: Arabic, Spanish, Vietnamese, Cambodian and Chinese. Learn more.

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Participating Schools

It’s easy to find out if your student’s school is offering free flu vaccines. Check out the list.

Looking to volunteer? Thank you! On the Vaccine Days, we need parent volunteers to help bring students to and from class, set up the nurses stations, and keep all the students smiling. Please view the list of participating schools , and contact your student’s school for more information.

Let’s Shoo The Flu!