NoVa Flu Shots

The American Lung Association offers a national Flu Clinic Locater; just type in your Zip code and get a list of nearby sites. 

Inova Health System is offering flu shots for $25 at various NoVa locations; click here  for links to downloadable PDFs that list the schedule of locations and dates.

The Fairfax County Health Department will provide flu vaccine for a $25 fee to ALL persons, including school-aged children. Please contact any one of the following 5 Health Department District Offices for information on how to get flu vaccine in October (scheduled appointment times and/or ‘walk-in’/non-appointment options).

Fairfax Office: 703-246-7100
Herndon-Reston Office: 703-481-4242
Falls Church Office: 703-534-8343
Springfield Office: 703-569-1031
Mount Vernon Office: 703-704-6100
The Fairfax County Public Library will provide flu shots at their locations throughout the county during October and November. Flu shots are $25; call Inova for details: 703-698-2426.

Branch
Date
Time
Monday, October 6
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 18
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 28
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 1
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 6
10:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Monday, November 17
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 18
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

 

PHARMACIES 

CVS
Starting Oct. 1, flu shots for $30 will be available every day for walk-ins at the store’s MinuteClinics; flu clinics also are available.
Children must be 18 months or older.
Click here for a list of locations in Virginia.

RiteAid
Select stores will offer flu shot clinics on Oct. 21, 22 and 23 or Nov. 18, 19 and 20 from 2-6 p.m.; other select stores will offer flu shots by appointment. Shots are $30.
Children must be 11 years or older.
Click here to find a participating store near you.

Walgreens
Walk-ins accepted for flu vaccinations now through December; appointments are recommended
The cost for the shot is $24.99 at most locations; FluMist nasal spray costs $29.99
Children must be at least 2 years old.
Click here to locate a store near you that offers vaccinations.

 

BIG BOX RETAILERS

Sam’s Club
From Oct. 11-Nov. 14 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on select Fridays, participating Sam’s Clubs will offer vaccinations for $20 to members AND nonmembers
Only adults 18 years and older
Click here for a list of participating stores and the days they will offer the vaccinations

Costco
Starting Oct. 1, flu shot clinics will be offered on certain days at a cost of $20
Only adults 18 years and older at its Virginia locations (that’s what the Web site says)
The Web site says cash and Medicare Part B are the only accepted forms of payment
Click here for a schedule of clinic locations and dates

 

GROCERY STORES

Giant 
From Oct. 1 to Nov. 12, select in-store pharmacies are offering shots to walk-ins for $30
Children under 9 years should receive the immunization from their pediatrician
Click here for a list of stores to find out about flu shot clinics

Harris Teeter
Flu shot clinics available Oct. 6-Nov. 19
$25 with a VIC card, FluMist available at $30
Must be at least 8 years old to receive the shot and at least 2 years old to receive FluMist
For a schedule of clinics and locations, click here

Safeway
Some in-store pharmacies are conducting flu shot clinics; most will accept walk-ins now through February 2009
Click here for a list of stores to call to find out more (pricing, age information not provided on Web site)

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