Seasonal flu vaccine is available!
The Alamance County Health Department is offering more options this year for vaccine. Our local flu season begins in October and lasts until May, get vaccinated early to be protected all season.
In addition to the trivalent flu vaccine which covers three strains of influenza, the health department is providing (while supplies last):
- Quadrivalent flu vaccine injection which covers four strains of influenza
- Flu mist which is the nasal spray live vaccine and only for ages 2-49 years
- Flublok flu vaccine injection which is recommended for people with egg allergies that are ages 18-49 years
- High Dose Trivalent vaccine which covers three strains and is recommended for people over 65 years
The cost of the seasonal Flu Mist, Trivalent vaccine, and Quadrivalent vaccine is $25.00. The cost of the Flublok and High Dose Trivalent is $35.00. Uninsured children less than 19 years old are eligible for free vaccine. Insured children less than 19 years old whose insurance does not cover the cost of a flu shot may be eligible for free flu vaccine.
The Health Department can bill Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurances. Shots will be given by appointment, Monday-Friday (excluding holidays), at the following times:
8:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Please call the health department at 336-227-0101.