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Oakland County Health Division Flu Shots

Flu shots will be available beginning September 30th at the following Oakland County Health Division locations:

Pontiac
North Oakland Health Center
1200 N Telegraph, Building 34 East, Pontiac
Monday, 12:00pm - 8:00pm and Tuesday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Southfield
South Oakland Health Center
27725 Greenfield Road, Southfield
Monday, 12:00pm - 8:00pm and Tuesday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Community Outreach Clinics

September 24, 2014, 3 - 7pm
Walled Lake Community Ed, 615 N Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake

October 2, 2014, 9am - 1pm
Costick Center, 28600 11 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills

October 7, 2014, 3 - 7pm
Huron Valley Sinai Hospital, 1 William Carls Drive, Commerce

October 8, 2014, 9am - 1pm
Madison Heights, 29448 John R, Madison Heights

October 14, 2014, 10am - 1pm
Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois, Troy

October 15, 2014, 3 - 7pm
Clarkston High School, 6093 Flemings Lake Rd, Clarkston

October 16, 2014, 3 - 7pm
Walled Lake Community Ed, 615 N Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake

View Outreach Clinic Schedule in PDF Format

Cost/payment

Seasonal flu shots are $20 (high-dose for those 65 and older are $34, covered by Medicare). Payment options include Visa & MasterCard (credit card use fees apply), Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance. You may also choose to pay cash (no checks or money orders) at the time of your appointment. To pre-register by phone, call 248-858-7350 (Pontiac) or 248-424-7120 (Southfield).

Seasonal flu shots are also available on a walk-in basis. Walk-in payment options include: Visa & MasterCard (credit card use fees apply), Medicare, Medicaid, health insurance, and cash (no checks or money orders).

For quick and easy service

  • Bring photo identification with current address
  • Wear a short-sleeved shirt or shirt with a sleeve that can be rolled to the top of your arm
  • Bring all insurance cards and vaccine records
  •  All minors (17 & younger) need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Legal guardians need to have guardianship papers

Who can get the flu shot?

  • Flu shots are available to everyone age 6 months or older
  • Flu vaccine is not recommended for people who are severly allergic to eggs, had a serious reaction to flu vaccine in the past, previously developed Guillain-Barre syndrome within six weeks of getting a flu shot, or who currently has a fever
  • Those 65 years and older are recommended to get a high-dose flu shot

What are my options for flu shots?

Please call ahead to be sure the type of vaccine you are interested in is available. Call 248-858-7350 (Pontiac) or 248-424-7120 (Southfield).

  • Flu shot (quadrivalent – covering 4 of the most common flu strains this season)
  • Nasal spray (LAIV) – for those between the ages of 2 – 49 and healthy
  • High dose – for those 65 years and older

What flu viruses does this season's vaccine protect against?

The 2014-2015 trivalent influenza vaccine protects against the following flu strains:

  • A/California/7/2009 (H1N1)-like virus
  • (H3N2) virus antigenically like the cell-propagated prototype virus A/Victoria/361/2011 
  • B/Massachusetts/2/2012-like(Yamagata lineage) virus

The 2014-2105 quadrivalent influenza vaccines will contain the three strains listed above, and a B/Brisbane/60/2008–like (Victoria lineage) virus.

For more information on the flu strains that are covered by this year's trivalent and quadrivalent flu vaccine, visit www.cdc.gov/flu.

 

This page was updated on 9/11/14.


For More Information:

  • Flu Shot Hotline: 800-434-3358
  • Nurse on Call: 800-848-5533
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