Seasonal flu vaccines available

Published 4:48 pm Saturday, October 23, 2021

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Seasonal flu vaccine is now available.

The CDC recommends everyone be vaccinated against flu by the end of October. The CDC reports COVID-19 vaccines may be administered without regard to timing of other vaccines.

In Dare County, flu vaccine is available at all three public health locations: Manteo, Nags Head and Frisco. Call to schedule an appointment: Manteo, 252-475-5003; Nags Head, 252-475-5003; Frisco, 252-475-9320.

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Free vaccines are provided for all children ages 6 months to 18 years who have Medicaid, do not have insurance or their insurance does not cover vaccinations. Insurance claims will be filed for Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medcost, Health Choice, Tricare, all adult Medicaid or Medicare. Otherwise, the cost of the flu shot is $35.

Flu vaccines are also available at medical providers and pharmacies.