Why get a flu shot?
Protection from the Flu Virus
Where to Find a Flu Shot
Flu shot locations are everywhere through several different businesses. Some of those are:
Community Health Departments: Many community health departments will host flu shot clinics in public areas (such as libraries) at some point during the fall. The cost to get one of these flu shots is low (many community health departments provide free flu shots), and appointments aren't usually necessary. In order to find out where these flu shot clinics will take place in your area, just look up the bulletins on your community health clinic web page.
Pharmacies: Chain pharmacies, such as CVS, Rite Aid, and Walgreens, regularly offer flu shots, often at fairly low prices ranging from $25 to $35, even without insurance. Appointments are often unnecessary, and some pharmacies also provide the nasal flu vaccine.
Box Stores and Grocery Stores: These days, many box stores and grocery stores have pharmacies, which provide flu shots during the fall and winter months. Often, appointments are not needed, and costs are low.
Doctors' Offices: Naturally, you can get a flu shot by visiting your doctor's office. Scheduling an appointment and getting the shot will likely be more expensive than those shots offered at pharmacies or through community health departments, but if you must visit your doctor in any case, then you may as well get a flu shot while you're there.
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