Flu Shots

Flu Shots


Flu shots will be available beginning Tuesday, October 4th at the following Oakland County Health Division offices:

North Oakland Health Center
1200 N. Telegraph, Building 34 East, Pontiac
Daily office hours are Monday, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Tuesday through Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

South Oakland Health Center
27725 Greenfield Rd, Southfield
Daily office hours are Monday, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Tuesday through Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

You can also get a flu shot at any of our community flu clinics:

  • Walled Lake Community Ed, 615 N Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake on Wednesday, October 12th from 3 - 7pm
  • Rochester OPC, 650 Letica Drive, Rochester on Tuesday, October 18th from 9 am – 1 pm
  • Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois, Troy on Wednesday, October 19th from 10am - 1pm
  • Costick Center, 28600 11 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills on Tuesday, November 1st from 9am - 1pm

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. Those 65 and older qualify for a high dose flu shot. The cost is $43.  Payment options include cash, credit (Visa, MasterCard), Medicare, and/or 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.

Those 65 years and older are recommended to get a high-dose flu shot.

What are my options for flu shots?,
  • Flu shot (quadrivalent – covering 4 of the most common flu strains this season)
  • High dose – for those 65 years and older
What flu viruses does this season's vaccine protect against?,

For 2016-2017, three-component vaccines are recommended to contain:

  • A/California/7/2009 (H1N1)pdm09-like virus,
  • A/Hong Kong/4801/2014 (H3N2)-like virus and a
  • B/Brisbane/60/2008-like virus (B/Victoria lineage).

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.