21811 Katy Freeway
Suite D-102
Katy, TX 77450
office (281) 828-1893
fax (281) 828-1893
toll-free (1888) FLUSTOP

Preparing Flu Shots

Frequently Asked Questions

Flu Vaccine

What is the minimum age for a flu shot?

  • 6 months

At what ages do kids need a booster flu shot?

  • When they are under 9 years of age and are getting the flu shot for the first time

Who cannot take a flu shot?

  • People with allergy to eggs
  • People with fever
  • People with a previous positive allergic reaction to a flu shot

Why people over 49 can't have the flu mist?

  • There are no studies with people over 49. The flu mist is cleared only for people under 49

Can a pregnant woman have the flu shot?

  • yes

Can a pregnant woman have the flu mist?

  • no, there are no studies with pregnant women.

If you have further questions, don't hesitate to call us.