Flu Vaccinations Now Available At Walgreens Pharmacies

Take Care Clinics in select Walgreens stores across the country has been offering flu vaccinations starting Oct. 1. Board certified nurse practitioners and physician assistants will administer the flu shots seven days a week. FluMist nasal spray will also be offered in some states with no appointment necessary. There are more than 6,300 neighborhood Walgreens pharmacies from coast to coast offering the vaccine. Walgreens anticipates administering more than one million flu vaccinations.” For more information visit TakeCareHealth.com.

CDC recommends taking the flu vaccination starting in October. Flu activity peaks between December and March, and it takes two weeks after vaccination for the body to be really prepared to protect against influenza. Medical experts strongly recommend patients 50 and older, as well as children and adults with chronic heart and lung conditions get vaccinated. The vaccinations may be covered by insurance plans or Medicare Part B. Patients are encouraged to check with their insurance provider.

FluMist nasal spray is not available in these states: Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina and West Virginia. Flu Vaccinations will only be administered in these states by nurses at scheduled flu shot clinics Visit walgreens.com/flu or call 1-800-FLU-9950 for Walgreens locations and available times. Appointments are recommended.

Walgreens is the nation’s largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2008 sales of $59 billion. The company operates 6,443 drugstores in 49 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.



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