Flu Shots

Flu Shots

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Flu shots are available at Oakland County Health Division offices in Pontiac and Southfield. For up-to-date information, call the flu hotline at 800-434-3358 or contact Nurse on Call at 800-848-5533.

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Cost / Payment,

Flu shots are available for $25.00 at our walk-in clinics.

High-dose flu shots are $47.00 for individuals 65 years and older.

Payment options include cash, credit (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover), Medicare, Medicaid, and some insurances. Credit card fees apply. Please bring picture identification and all insurance cards with you to the clinic.

If you have any questions, please call 248-858-7350 or 248-424-7120.

For quick and easy service ,
  • Bring photo identification with current address
  • Wear a short sleeve 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 individuals age 6 months or older.

Flu vaccine is not recommended for people who are allergic to eggs or flu vaccine, 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.

What are my options for flu shots?, Flu shot (quadrivalent – covering 4 of the most common flu strains this season)

High-dose flu shot (for individuals 65 years and older)
What flu viruses does this season's vaccine protect against?,

For 2017-2018, three-component vaccines are recommended to contain:

  • A/Michigan/45/2015 (H1N1) 
  • A/Hong Kong/4801/2014 (H3N2)
  • B/Brisbane/60/2008

Four component vaccines are recommended to include the same three viruses above, plus an additional B virus called B/Phuket/3073/2013-like virus (B/Yamagata lineage).

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