Our pharmacists are working to keep you safe.
- Patient screening for COVID-19 symptoms prior to providing immunizations.
- Personal protective equipment (PPE) for all pharmacy associates, including face shields.
- Hand hygiene practiced before and after immunizations, including changing gloves between patients.
- Monitoring of COVID transmission and prevalence in the local area to adapt PPE requirements if necessary.
- Maintaining social distancing throughout the immunization process.
Which flu shot is right for you?
Inactivated Flu Vaccine
Standard dose flu shot that protects against four strains of the flu virus. *State age restrictions apply.
Fluzone High Dose
FLUAD® is a standard dose quadrivalent that contains an adjuvant, which helps create a stronger immune response to a vaccination. Fluzone® High Dose is an alternative to FLUAD. Both shots create a stronger immune response to the vaccine.
Tips to Avoid the Flu
- Get a Flu Shot!
The CDC recommends that people over the age of 6 months get an annual flu shot.
- Avoid close contact.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, avoid close contact with others to protect them from getting sick too.
- Stay home when you are sick.
If possible, stay home from work, school, day care, and errands when you are sick. You will help prevent others from catching your illness.
- Cover your mouth and nose.
Use a tissue to cover your nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing, then drop it in the trash. If you don't have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve rather than your hands.
- Wash your hands often.
Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs. Use soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
Sickness if often spread when a person touches something that is contaminated wiith germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose, or mouth.
- Other ways to stay healthy:
Get plenty of sleep, eat nutritious foods, exercise regularly, drink plenty of fluids, manage your stress level, clean and disinfect frequently touched services.
Other Vaccines to Consider
Nearly 1 million adults get pneumonia each year. For adults age 65 and older and those with certain medical conditions, it is recommended to receive a pneumonia vaccine to stay healthy. You may be a candidate for an additional pneumonia vaccination as well. Talk to your pharmacist for more information.
There are approximately 1 million cases of shingles in the United States each year. The incidence rises with age. The shingles vaccine is recommended for adults age 50 and older and is over 90% effective at preventing shingles.