In an effort to keep the community safe, Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) is
holding flu shot clinics at their OMC Family Medicine Clinics.
Flu shots will be available with no appointment necessary during designated
times and are covered by most health insurance plans with no copay. They
will also be available for $30 for those without insurance. OMC Pharmacists
will also offer additional immunizations such as pneumonia, shingles,
and tetanus covered under most insurance plans.
“Preventing the flu is important each year. But it’s even more
critical now when so many of our healthcare resources are being utilized
to treat patients with COVID-19,” said William A. McGee, MD, Chief
Medical Officer and Board-Certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon, OMC. “By
minimizing your chances of contracting the flu and needing to seek medical
attention for it, you are doing your part to conserve these resources.”
Influenza (flu) – Recommended for all ages, every year during flu season, including
pregnant women during any trimester.
Pneumococcal (Pneumonia) – Recommended for all adults 65 years or older.
Shingles – Recommended for adults 50 and older, including adults who have
had shingles or got the previous shingles vaccine (Zostavax).
Tetanus and Whooping Cough – Recommended for all babies, children, preteens, and adults.
OMC Flu Shot Clinic Schedule:
OMC Alton, 100 Medical Drive – Friday, October 23rd 1-4 p.m.
OMC Gainesville, 37 Medical Drive – Wednesday, October 21st 1-4 p.m.
OMC Mountain Grove, 500 E. 19th St. – Tuesday, October 20th 3-6 p.m.
OMC Mountain View, 220 N. Elm St. – Monday, October 19th 3-6 p.m.
OMC Thayer, 1375 Nettleton Ave. – Thursday, October 22nd 1-4 p.m.
OMC Winona, 9104 State Highway 19 – Monday, October 19th 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
“Keeping the communities we serve safe and healthy is always a priority,
but it is particularly important during this vulnerable time,” says
Katie Mahan, Pharmacist and OMC Pharmacy Director. “By providing
this convenient healthcare service, we are focused on what our patients
want and need.”
About OMC Family Medicine.
With nine convenient locations, OMC’s family medicine clinics are
committed to improving the quality of life for all the people in their
region through accessible healthcare services. OMC knows how important
it is to have high-quality healthcare available in your community, which
is why they continue to invest in the community through OMC physicians,
nurse practitioners, and clinics.
Ozarks Medical Center is a system of care encompassing primary care and
specialty clinics, along with complete rehabilitation, behavioral healthcare,
and home care services. While the 114-bed acute care hospital cares for
more than 5,400 admissions, the entire medical system has more than 364,000
patient visits annually in South Central Missouri and Northern Arkansas.
For more information about OMC, visit
Pictured from left to right: Katie Mahan, Pharmacist, and Pharmacy Director;
William A. McGee, MD, Chief Medical Officer, and Board-Certified Cardiothoracic
Surgeon; Ozarks Medical Center.