Flu Vaccine Protects You,Your Family and Our Community!
The single most effective protection against flu is getting a flu vaccine. It is recommended that all people aged 6 months and older receive a flu vaccine every year.
Why the Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever this Year
| It’s likely that flu and the virus that causes COVID-19 will both spread this fall and winter. Healthcare systems could be overwhelmed treating both patients with flu and patients with COVID-19.
The flu and COVID-19 have many similar symptoms (cough, chills, fever, body aches).While getting a flu vaccine will not protect against COVID-19, there are many important benefits, such as:
Clinic Hours and Location
Schedules for the upcoming community clinics are open. Flu vaccine appointments are available now! COVID-19 vaccine appointments will open 10 days before each clinic date.
Community Flu Vaccine Clinic Schedule
|10/14/2021||UNIONVILLLE HIGH SCHOOL||740 Unionville Rd, Kennett Square||3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.|
|10/18/2021||PHOENIXVLLE MIDDLE SCHOOL||1000 Purple Pride Pkwy, Phoenixville||3:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.|
|10/18/2021||OCTORARA HIGH SCHOOL||226 Highland Road, Atglen||3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.|
|10/21/2021||AVON GROVE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL||395 S. Jennersville Road, West Grove||3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.|
|10/23/2021||FUGETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||500 Ellis Lane, West Chester||9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.|
|10/25/2021||OWEN J. ROBERTS MIDDLE SCHOOL||881 Ridge Road, Pottstown||3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.|
|10/28/2021||GORDON EARLY LITERACY CENTER||315 Kersey Street, Coatesville||4:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.|
|10/28/2021||GREAT VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL||225 Phoenixville Pike, Malvern||4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.|
|11/4/2021||KENNETT MIDDLE SCHOOL||195 Sunny Dell Road, Landenberg||3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.|
|11/8/2021||KENNETT AREA YMCA||101 Race Street, Kennett Square||4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.|
Flu vaccines are also available at the Chester County Health Department's Government Services Center (GSC) Clinic.Health Department Government Services Center Clinic Schedule
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Cost of a Flu Vaccine
- If you have insurance, please bring your insurance card with you to the clinic. Participating private insurance plans can be billed.
- If you do not have insurance, you will still receive a flu vaccine and will not pay any out-of-pocket costs.
What Flu Vaccines Are Available at the Health Department?
- Regular 4-strain flu shots for people aged 6 months and older
- Flublok egg-free flu shots for people aged 18 and older
- Fluzone High Dose flu shots for people aged 65 years and older
- Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine is unavailable this year at the Health Department