FWISD Opens Vaccination Clinics September 13-October 26
With the cold and flu season fast approaching, it’s important to protect yourself and your loved ones. One of the most effective measures against severe illness and the spread of viral infections this cold and flu season is getting vaccinated.
We are pleased to inform you that the Fort Worth ISD Health Services department is partnering with Passport Health/Staying Healthy Medical Services to host convenient on-site vaccination clinics at 122 District sites. These clinics are open to both District employees and any adults seeking vaccinations and will run from September 13 – October 26.
While walk-ins are welcome, we highly recommend signing up for immunizations here to ensure ample vaccinations are available and a smoother experience for everyone involved.
The following preventative vaccinations are available:
Flu season typically occurs in the fall and winter with activity peaking from December to February, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To mitigate the spread of viral infections and severe illness, consider preventative measures such as vaccinations.
Cash, Checks Accepted
Good news: preventative vaccines are generally 100% covered by insurance/PPO plans. Passport Health/Staying Healthy Medical Services accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana, UnitedHealthcare, Medicare Part B, Baylor Scott & White, and TRS- ActiveCare. For uninsured individuals, cash or checks made out to Staying Healthy Medical Services are accepted with flu shots typically costing $28.
For more information about the clinics and vaccinations, please contact Cassandra Miles, nurse specialist for FWISD Health Services, at 817-814-2998. If you have insurance-related questions, reach out to Staying Healthy Medical Services at 469-241-1954.