Shore Physicians Group is Offering Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinics September 30 and October 14
September and October are the best months to receive your flu vaccination according to the CDC. Shore Physicians Group is here to help make it easier with two drive-up flu shot clinics on Saturday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 14 from 8 a.m. to noon at SPG’s Surgical Division parking lot, located at 649 Shore Road in Somers Point. The flu shot clinic is open to patients age 18 and older.
Drive-thru vehicles may have a maximum of 4 patients per vehicle and each patient must have a scheduled appointment. Appointments are available by calling 609-365-6200. You do not need to be a current patient of Shore Physicians Group to participate in the flu shot clinic. For walk up participants, an appointment is not necessary. Shore Physicians Group is also offering the flu shot at each of its Primary Care offices, which are located in Margate, Marmora, Mays Landing, Northfield, Ocean City and Somers Point.
The CDC recommends that everyone age six months and up, with rare exceptions, receives the seasonal flu vaccine. The CDC estimates that from Oct. 1, 2022 through April 30, 2023, there were 27-54 million flu illnesses, 12-26 million flu medical visits, 300,000-650,000 flu hospitalizations and 19,000 – 58,000 flu deaths.