AxessPointe Community Health Center Provides the Benefits of Flu Vaccines to Akron, Ohio

By Fiona Vernon

The flu season has once again arrived, and while it is generally unpredictable, it is especially dangerous during a pandemic. This combination makes it even more important than ever for individuals over six months of age to receive a flu shot. For 2020, December 6-12 has been designated as National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) to bring awareness to the benefits of flu vaccines before the peak of the season arrives.  People from Barberton, Ohio, to Kent, Ohio, who need to know where they can find flu shots, whether or not they have insurance, can visit one of the five locations of AxessPointe. The doctors at this community health center offer flu shots, COVID-19 testing, and a wide range of affordable medical care with remote doctor visits whether their patient has Medicare, Medicaid, a commercial insurance, and even if they are uninsured. They believe that every family has the right to healthcare and stands behind that with a sliding-fee scale, for those who qualify, that adjusts the expense according to family size and income. Whether someone in Fairlawn, Ohio, needs help with their healthcare open enrollment forms or another needs a reduced-rate pharmacy, AxessPointe Community Health Centers helps anyone in need in and around Akron, Ohio.

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