WATERLOO, Iowa (KWWL) – It’s that time of year. Time to get your flu shot. Hy-Vee announced this week that its more than 270 pharmacies are now stocked with the vaccine for this flu season.
The CDC recommends everyone six months and older get the vaccine every year. Hy-Vee says an appointment or prescription is not necessary to receive the flu vaccine at their pharmacies. The vaccine is available on a walk-in basis at most pharmacies.
In Iowa, pharmacists can administer the flu vaccine to individuals outside of the age-specific guideline of 6 years and old with a prescription.
Medicare and most insurance plans cover the vaccine. Numerous places offer the flu shot. Visit the CDC website to find a pharmacy/clinic near you here: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/freeresources/flu-finder-widget.html