Essentia Health offers flu shot options

Flu vaccines are considered safe to combine with other vaccinations.

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Essentia Health offers several options for vaccination ahead of flu season.

Flu vaccines are recommended for anyone age 6 months and older. They are covered by most insurance and are considered one of the best ways to protect yourself and loved ones from influenza.

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Through EssentiaHealth, patients can get a flu shot in multiple ways, including:

More information about preparing for the upcoming influenza season is available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at

Through Essentia Health, patients are able to receive a flu shot and COVID-19 or other needed vaccinations during the same visit. The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has determined it safe to receive both a flu and COVID-19 vaccination at the same time.

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