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Places to get your flu shot in NE Ohio

October 1, 2018

Places to get your flu shot in NE Ohio

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The flu vaccine is now available at most doctor’s offices and pharmacies.

Here are other spots where you can get a flu shot:

CUYAHOGA COUNTY

Cleveland Department of Public Health: No-cost flu vaccines for most people. The cost will be covered by most insurance plans and are free for those without insurance. Here are the locations:

Thomas McCafferty Health Center, 4242 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Monday starting Oct. 1 through the flu season.

J. Glen Smith, 11100 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Thursday beginning Oct. 4 through the flu season.

Gunning Park Recreation Center, 16700 Puritas Ave., Cleveland, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5.

Cleveland City Hall Rotunda, 601 Lakeside Ave, Cleveland, 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 12.

Cleveland Clinic: Walk-in clinics and vaccines by appointment. Go to the website for details.

Cuyahoga County Board of Health: Vaccine shots for infants, children, teens and adults. The department gives children under 18 years of age their shots for free or at a low cost. Insurance and out-of-pocket payments are also accepted.

Walk-in flu shots are available at board office, 5550 Venture Dr., Parma, every Wednesday from 8-11 a.m. during October, November and December. Walk-in clients can get shots Monday through Friday from 8-11 a.m., but the wait time will be longer than on Wednesday mornings.

Cuyahoga County Board of Health will host an evening walk-in clinic on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 4-7 p.m. No appointment is needed.

Call 216.201.2041 for an appointment and more information. The website has a locator function that finds a flu clinic near you.

University Hospitals: Flu shots at all its primary care and pediatric primary care locations. Book your own appointment online, fill out an online form, or call to schedule at 1-866-UH4-CARE (1-844-834-5839)

CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinics: Vaccine in stock and available for patients.

Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center: VA medical centers and clinics provide no-cost flu shots during any scheduled VA appointment or at walk-in flu stations.

Outpatient clinics: 9 -11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.

Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center: 9 -11 a.m. and from 1 – 3 p.m. Monday - Friday at the Primary Care Clinic.

Walgreens offers eligible veterans, who are enrolled in the VA health care system, no-cost flu shots now through March 31, 2019. Walgreens will securely transmit information about the veteran’s flu shot to the VA electronic health record.

ELSEWHERE IN NE OHIO:

Lake County General Health District: Numerous one-day flu vaccine clinics at locations throughout Lake County, Wednesday, Oct. 3 through early November. Call 440-350-2543 for dates and to register. The health department will offer $50 high-dose vaccines for those 65 and older, and $30 standard dose vaccines for people ages 18-24.

The state provided vaccine, also known as vaccine for children is $15. This is only for those who are not insured or are underinsured (meaning their insurance does not cover the cost of the vaccine). The health district will accept Medicaid, Medicare Part B and private insurance plans.

Lorain County: Flu clinics in various locations across the county in October and November. No appointment is necessary. LorainCountyFlu.com.

Medina County Health Department: Flu shot clinics at the department’s Medina location, and various community clinics. Clinics will be open through December.

Portage County: Clinics throughout Portage County in October. Click here for a calendar listing times and locations. Cost is $10 for those with no insurance or who are underinsured.

Summit County Public Health Department: Flu shots at its Immunization Clinic, 1867 West Market St., Akron. Contact the clinic to schedule an appointment.

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