Allegheny County launches flu shot clinic Monday |

Allegheny County launches flu shot clinic Monday

Deb Erdley
Health Department launches flu shot clinic

The Allegheny County Health Department will launch a walk-in flu shot clinic at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30 at 425 First Ave. in Pittsburgh.

Officials said patients can enter the Immunization Clinic via Cherry Way and proceed to the fourth floor.

It is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., except on Wednesdays, when the clinic’s hours are 1 to 8 p.m.

No appointment is necessary.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control recommends an annual flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older.

The price of a regular flu shot for Allegheny County residents is $34. The department will offer the high-dose influenza vaccine for people 65 and older for $59.

A Health Department spokesman said residents should check with their insurance provider in advance to determine whether the shots are covered.

For more information about Influenza and the Immunization Clinic, click here.

Deb Erdley is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Deb at 724-850-1209, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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