Preferred Pediatrics is pleased to offer socially distanced drive-thru flu clinics this year in order to protect the health of our patients and staff. This clinic will allow your children to receive the flu vaccine without leaving the car. When you arrive at the drive-thru clinic, please remain in your car and our nursing staff will be happy to assist you!
Once you have called and secured an appointment time please review the instructions below to ensure your visit goes smoothly:
All patients under 18yo MUST be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Please DO NOT have pets in your vehicle.
Please dress your child with arms and legs easily accessible. Short sleeve shirts and shorts/onesie is recommended for small children.
Children receiving the vaccine should not be eating or drinking during vaccine administration.
Children should remain secured in their car seat or seat belts and only occupy the end seats (no middle seat, please).
After you place your car in park, please make sure that ALL adults and children over the age of 2 are wearing a mask/facial covering.
If your child has an egg allergy or you have special circumstances, please contact our office to make an in office appointment.
If you or your child is not feeling well, please call our office to reschedule your appointment.
Please arrive ON TIME for your appointment. You will be asked to provide a completed copy of our Flu Vaccine Questionnaire for each child receiving the flu vaccine (link below). Please also review the Influenza Vaccine Information Sheet (link below).
After your child has been vaccinated, carefully pull away from the immunization area and exit and parking lot. Patients over the age of 18 who are driving themselves must remain in the parking lot for 15 minutes after vaccine.