Essentia Health offers flu shot options
Flu vaccines are considered safe to combine with other vaccinations.
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.
Through EssentiaHealth, patients can get a flu shot in multiple ways, including:
- During an upcoming appointment that was already scheduled.
- At one of many pharmacies, which offer walk-in availability.
- At walk-in flu shot locations listed at https://www.essentiahealth.org/services/primary-care/flu/ .
- By making an appointment online or through the MyChart patient portal at the nearest Essentia Health clinic.
- By calling 844-663-1068.
More information about preparing for the upcoming influenza season is available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at https://www.cdc.gov/flu/.
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.