Flu shots cost $25 at our Express Care clinic.
A visit to your physician's office will often be billed as a nurse visit if it is solely to receive a flu shot.
Please check with your insurance provider to see if the cost of a flu shot is covered. Most do cover preventative immunizations.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone older than 6 months be vaccinated for the flu. CDC is encouraging people to be vaccinated as soon as the vaccine is available, as this is the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease.
Children under the age of 3 should see their primary care provider.
Portage Health Express Care service within Portage Health-Houghton will be offering flu shots on an ongoing basis throughout the flu season.
The shots are $25 and will be given to anyone ages 3 and up any time during Express Care operating hours of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week.
Express Care is located within Portage Health-Houghton at 921 W. Sharon Avenue.
For more information on Express Care, visit portagehealth.org/ExpressCare or call 483-1777.
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