UnityPoint Clinic to Hold Flu Clinics in October

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UnityPoint Clinic will hold public flu vaccination clinics to help people get vaccinated for the seasonal flu.

Seasonal influenza, commonly called "the flu," is caused by influenza viruses, and spread mainly by coughing, sneezing, and close contact. Unlike many other viral respiratory infections, such as the common cold, the flu can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications in some people, including infants and young children, people 65 and older, and pregnant women. 

Yearly flu vaccination typically begins as soon as the vaccine is available, and continues throughout the flu season, which can last until May. This is because the timing and duration of flu seasons vary. While flu season can begin early as October, most of the time seasonal flu activity peaks in January, February or later.

UnityPoint Clinic will hold flu vaccination clinics in Dubuque, Peosta and Cascade throughout October. For people unable to attend one of the Saturday clinic times, walk-in flu vaccines are available at Urgent Care and Walk-In Care locations during normal business hours.  

Flu Clinic Schedule

 Date: Place: Time:
 Saturday, October 14  UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine
4170 Pennsylvania Avenue, Dubuque, IA
 9 a.m.-Noon
 Saturday, October 21  UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine and Walk-In Care - Peosta
8456 Peosta Commercial Court, Peosta, IA  
 9 a.m.-Noon
 Saturday, October 28  UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine and Walk-In Care - Cascade
 610 2nd Avenue NE, Cascade, IA
 9 a.m.-Noon

Walk-In Flu Vaccinations available at these locations

 Monday – Sunday UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - West
2255 JFK Road, Dubuque, IA 
 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
 Monday – Sunday  UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care – East
1550 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 
 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
 Monday – Friday  UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine and Walk-In Care -  Peosta
8456 Peosta Commercial Court, Peosta, IA 
 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
 Mon. – Wed., Friday   UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine and Walk-In Care - Cascade
610  2nd Avenue NE, Cascade, IA
 9 a.m.-5 p.m.