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AllKids Urgent Care, Stapley

AllKids Urgent Care

4.7(1.4k reviews)
1455 S Stapley Dr, Mesa, AZ 852041455 S Stapley Dr
OpenSun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Mon12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Everyone took great care of my son. They took time to test and retest. Everyone was friendly and patient. I’ll definitely come back again next time we need quick care for one of our kiddos!
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AllKids Urgent Care, Stapley

AllKids Urgent Care

4.7(1.4k reviews)
1455 S Stapley Dr, Mesa, AZ 852041455 S Stapley Dr
OpenSun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Mon12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Everyone took great care of my son. They took time to test and retest. Everyone was friendly and patient. I’ll definitely come back again next time we need quick care for one of our kiddos!
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DispatchHealth, Phoenix

DispatchHealth

4.8(37k reviews)
At-home urgent care
Servicing the Phoenix areaAt home urgent care
OpenSun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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NextCare Urgent Care, North Mesa

NextCare Urgent Care

4.7(3.1k reviews)
535 E McKellips Rd, Mesa, AZ 85203535 E McKellips Rd
OpenSun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Everything was super organized and I got in right away! The staff was very efficient and had amazing attitudes!! Such a positive experience.
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Lifespann Urgent Care and Walk-Ins, Primary Care & Esthetics : Gilbert

Lifespann Urgent Care and Walk-Ins

5.0(4 reviews)
2451 E Baseline Rd, Gilbert, AZ 852342451 E Baseline Rd
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  • Mon 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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  • Fri 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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NextCare Urgent Care, Mesa (E Baseline Rd)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.73(868 reviews)
3130 E Baseline Rd, Mesa, AZ 852043130 E Baseline Rd
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The staff is amazing and very friendly!! Got us in and out very quickly!!! That is the best urgent care facility!!!
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NextCare Urgent Care, Oak

NextCare Urgent Care

4.54(3.1k reviews)
2122 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 852572122 N Scottsdale Rd
OpenSun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Woke up with ear pain Arrived at 8:03 in and out in less than an hour Staff very nice especially the assistant in back
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Gateway Urgent Care

Gateway Urgent Care

4.81(2.8k reviews)
920 E Williams Field Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85295920 E Williams Field Rd
OpenSun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Kristen is fantastic and i felt much easier and comfortable talking to her and felt like she was really listening to what i was saying and caring…i did not want to come but i actually am glad that the experience i had was this good and i will definitely refer my family and friends to this one! thank you kristen for restoring my faith in the healthcare system😊
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NextCare Urgent Care, Mesa (N Power Rd)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.77(8.8k reviews)
1066 N Power Rd, Mesa, AZ 852051066 N Power Rd
OpenSun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Waiting was kind of long. Was in the facility 3 hours 😞😞😜
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NextCare Urgent Care, Dobson

NextCare Urgent Care

4.62(7.4k reviews)
600 S Dobson Rd, Chandler, AZ 85224600 S Dobson Rd
OpenSun 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Recent patient review

My son had a terrible toothache. The urgent care that was under my insurance were all closed due to it being the weekend and evening. They took him right in and gave enough pain meds to hold him over until he could get a dental appointment.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Phoenix (Arcadia)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.66(2.2k reviews)
4730 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 850184730 E Indian School Rd
OpenSun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Very happ with the service!! Thorough and efficient!! I was an early morning walk in an services covered by insurance.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Camelback

NextCare Urgent Care

4.71(2.2k reviews)
3931 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 850183931 E Camelback Rd
OpenSun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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  • Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Recent patient review

We had an appointment and waited almost an hour. Frustrating.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Ocotillo

NextCare Urgent Care

4.71(2.9k reviews)
1155 W Ocotillo Rd, Chandler, AZ 852481155 W Ocotillo Rd
OpenSun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Front desk person was rude and very unfriendly. The rest of the crew in the backside were friendly and very approachable. I’ve been to this location a few times and the problem is always the first point of contact. They are rude and unapproachable. If you can ignore them and wait to see the rest of the team, you’ll be much happier.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Shea

NextCare Urgent Care

4.57(3.4k reviews)
7425 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 852607425 E Shea Blvd
OpenSun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Recent patient review

They took good care of me and helped more than the ER!o
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NextCare Urgent Care, Phoenix (E Thomas Rd)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.45(6.3k reviews)
1701 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 850161701 E Thomas Rd
OpenSun 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Recent patient review

Everything was ok, just not happy that there was no staff for xrays.
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AlphaMeD, Biltmore

AlphaMeD

4.88(340 reviews)
1743 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 850161743 E Camelback Rd
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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  • Fri 8:00 am - 5:15 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • SunClosed
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Recent patient review

This is my place to get my treatment and get cure.walk in no appointment was made
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NextCare Urgent Care, Higley

NextCare Urgent Care

4.64(2.9k reviews)
6343 S Higley Rd, Gilbert, AZ 852986343 S Higley Rd
OpenSun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

I had a great experience from check in to check out. I highly recommend this Urgent Care.
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Urgent Care 24/7, Phoenix

Urgent Care 24/7

4.4(668 reviews)
320 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004320 E McDowell Rd
OpenSun 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Mon12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Tue12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Wed12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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NextCare Urgent Care, Apache Junction

NextCare Urgent Care

4.57(3.8k reviews)
2080 W Southern Ave, Apache Junction, AZ 851202080 W Southern Ave
OpenSun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

This place is very clean. The staff is very competent & friendly. The staff was very professional & friendly.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Phoenix (E Greenway Rd)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.62(2.6k reviews)
3229 E Greenway Rd, Phoenix, AZ 850323229 E Greenway Rd
OpenSun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

I got in pretty quickly-great! The gal at the desk was cordial but not very friendly. The intake person was very friendly and efficient. The PA I saw was also very friendly and hopeful. The door to the clinic was extremely dirty. Does not give a very good feeling walking in. Also the PA had to leave the room to get towels to dry her hands there were none stocked. Check out experience was efficient, but again for a front desk person that girl and step it up a bit!
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NextCare Urgent Care, Phoenix (19th Avenue)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.69(2.7k reviews)
8101 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 850218101 N 19th Ave
OpenSun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

The physician (Dr Diti ?)i saw was very knowledgable and easy to talk. She was very caring, kind and listened to my concerns.
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NextCare Urgent Care, Phoenix (N Tatum Blvd)

NextCare Urgent Care

4.74(5.2k reviews)
20950 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 8505020950 N Tatum Blvd
OpenSun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Wait time was just over an hour for my walk in. Very friendly staff. They stitched up my finger nicely. We will have to see how the healing and billing goes now. Thanks for the help. 👍
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Latest Flu Shot updates

May 10, 2022
The nation's flu positivity test rate reached nearly 10 percent in mid-April, making it the first time such an increase has occurred so late in the flu season since 1982 (NBC News)
May 6, 2022
The Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV2 virus is intrinsically as severe as previous variants, according to a preprint version of a large U.S. study that counters assumptions in other studies that it was more transmissible but less severe. (Reuters)

Flu Shot FAQs

  • How can I book a flu shot in Mesa?

    Same-day and next day appointments for flu shots are bookable directly through Solv. Simply search for a Mesa-area doctor, find a provider, and book a time that aligns with your schedule stating “flu shot” as your reason for visit.

  • Where can I get a flu shot in Mesa?

    The flu vaccine should generally be available at Mesa-area urgent care centers, retail clinics, primary care doctor offices, and local pharmacies. While many times you can simply walk in to get a flu shot, it is best to book an appointment online to reduce your wait time.

  • Where can I get a flu shot after hours in Mesa?

    Outside routine work hours, most Mesa primary care doctor offices are closed, however, most of the area’s urgent care and retail clinics are open after hours and on weekends. Book an after hours appointment today.

  • Is a flu shot necessary?

    Everyone 6 months or older should get vaccinated for the flu every year. Influenza, or the flu, is a serious virus and infection that hospitalizes and kills thousands of people annually. And it is constantly changing. The flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family from contracting the virus.

  • Do I need to get a flu shot every year?

    Flu vaccines are needed annually, primarily for two reasons. First, the flu virus is constantly evolving, meaning the virus you received a vaccine for last year is unique from the virus in the upcoming season. As such, the vaccine itself needs to be different. Second, the vaccine itself wears off and your immune system’s response to the flu virus decreases over time. Unless you receive the vaccine every year, you will lack necessary immunity.

  • When should I get a flu shot?

    Each year is a little different, but flu season generally starts as early as September. Getting a flu shot early in the season - August to October - gives your buddy the best opportunity to build up immunity to the virus as it does take roughly two weeks for the vaccine to protect you against infection. Of course, if you are unable to get the flu shot early, getting a flu shot later still helps as the virus could last through May.

  • How effective is the flu shot?

    Each year, the CDC and other organizations conduct studies to determine the effectiveness of the flu vaccine against that years flu virus. According to the CDC, recent studies show that flu vaccination reduces the risk of flu illness by between 40% and 60%. Of course, there are multiple types and strands of the flu virus including influenza B and influenza A(H1N1), as well as influenza A(H3N2). Generally speaking, flu shots tend to work better against influenza types A & B.

  • How long does a flu shot last?

    The flu vaccine lasts for one flu season as the virus constantly evolves and each year the vaccine is produced to specifically protect against the strand(s) that are prevalent in the upcoming flu season.

  • How much does a flu shot cost?

    Depending on where you get your flu vaccine, what type of vaccine you are getting, and whether or not you are insured, flu shot costs vary. Generally speaking, however, flu shots can cost between $0 and $50, sometimes more.

  • Is a flu shot covered by insurance?

    Your health insurance must cover the flu vaccine, as well as other vaccines, without a copayment or coinsurance. However, check with your insurance company to see if the vaccine must be administered at a specified location.

Mesa Flu Shots

A flu shot (flu vaccine) is a deactivated flu virus that's used to protect against influenza, a serious disease that can send you to the hospital or, in some cases, kill you. Millions of people get the flu every year and tens of thousands of people die from it. The CDC recommends that everyone six months and older get the flu vaccine before flu season each year since your immune protection declines over time. Symptoms of the flu might include coughing, fever, muscle or body aches, sore throat, tiredness, headaches, stuffy or runny nose, chills, and possibly diarrhea and vomiting.

Some people who get the vaccine still get sick, but some studies have shown that the flu vaccine can reduce the severity of the illness in some people. The flu shot can protect women during and after pregnancy, vulnerable groups of people (like infants, the elderly, and those with chronic diseases), and prevent complications in people with chronic diseases. Anyone with severe allergies to any ingredients in the flu shot should obviously avoid it, as well as anyone who's had a severe allergic reaction to a flu shot before and anyone with Guillain-Barre Syndrome.

The influenza virus immunization, commonly referred to as the flu shot, can help you avoid becoming ill with the flu. You can make the best health decisions for you and your family by learning more about the flu shot's benefits and how it works.

Flu shot: Your best bet for avoiding influenza

The flu, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is a potentially fatal illness that can lead to hospitalization and death. Millions of people in the United States contract the flu each year, and tens of thousands of people die as a result of flu-related illnesses, according to the report. The flu can cause ear infections, bacterial pneumonia, and chronic health problems such as diabetes and heart failure.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu vaccine has been shown to reduce the risk of flu-related illness, hospitalizations, and fatalities in children. According to the Centers for Sickness Control and Prevention, it may even reduce the severity of disease in people who suffer breakthrough infections after getting vaccinated.

When is the flu vaccine available?

The CDC recommends getting the seasonal flu vaccine in September or October, before the flu begins to spread in communities. Because the flu season normally peaks in February and lasts well into May, the CDC recommends getting a flu vaccine even if you don't get it before the end of October.

The seasonal flu vaccine usually becomes available in July or August, according to the CDC, which is when children should get it. Adults are advised not to get vaccinated at this time since the flu vaccine's effectiveness decreases over time.

Why do I need to get vaccinated every year?

According to the CDC, everyone six months and older should get a flu shot every year. Because flu viruses evolve over time, flu vaccines must be updated every year to offer protection against the most recent strain. According to the CDC, the flu vaccine's immunity weakens over time, so a yearly dose can provide the most protection.

Who should get the flu vaccine?

The CDC recommends that everyone six months of age and older get the flu vaccine every season. It does, however, mention that different vaccines may be required for different people. The nasal spray flu vaccine is not recommended for pregnant women due to an increased risk of complications, according to the CDC.

What are my flu vaccine delivery options?

There are two types of flu vaccines: injection and nasal spray. According to the CDC, most flu vaccinations are administered with a needle inserted into the arm muscle, though a jet injector may be used in people aged 18 to 64. The nasal spray immunization is only available to people aged two to 49, with the exception of pregnant women and people with compromised immune systems, according to the CDC.

Can the vaccine give me the flu or other respiratory diseases?

The flu vaccine, according to the CDC, will not give you the flu virus. However, it does warn that it may cause many of the same side effects and symptoms as the flu and other respiratory ailments, including fever, cough, headaches, muscle pains, and a runny nose.

What kind of protection does the flu vaccine offer?

The flu vaccine, according to the CDC, can cut your chances of catching the flu by 40% to 60%. It goes on to add that there are two main factors that determine whether or not the flu vaccine will protect you from becoming ill with the flu. The person's attributes, such as age and health, as well as how well the current season's immunizations "match" the flu viruses circulating in the population, are all taken into account.

Can I lower my risk of the flu without getting a flu shot?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are a number of effective ways to reduce your risk of catching the flu without getting vaccinated. Exercising frequently, eating good meals, getting plenty of quality sleep, and managing stress are some of the most effective methods to maintain a robust immune system and avoid the flu. According to the CDC, other precautions include often washing your hands, covering your mouth and nose while sneezing or coughing, and avoiding close contact with sick people.

Rob Rohatsch
Medically reviewed by Dr. Rob Rohatsch, MD

Updated on May 25, 22

Sources

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  1. Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine (November 18, 2021) ​
    https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/keyfacts.htm
  2. Who Needs a Flu Vaccine (October 27, 2021)
    https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/vaccinations.htm
  3. Seasonal Flu Vaccines (December 8, 2021)
    https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/flushot.htm
  4. Interstitial Pneumonia Associated with the Influenza Vaccine: A Report of Two Cases (January 15, 2017)
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5337467/
  5. Assessment of temporally-related acute respiratory illness following influenza vaccination (April 5, 2018)
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X18303153?via%3Dihub
  6. Vaccine Effectiveness: How Well Do Flu Vaccines Work? (October 25, 2021)
    https://www.cdc.gov/flu/vaccines-work/vaccineeffect.htm
  7. About The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)
    https://wonder.cdc.gov/vaers.html
  8. Who is unlikely to report adverse events after vaccinations to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)? (May 31, 2013)
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23597717/
  9. What’s in Vaccines? (August 5, 2019)
    https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vac-gen/additives.htm

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