Flu shots still available

For those who still need a flu shots, you can either see your doctor or check with your local pharmacy or health department.

Those who like to shop around might appreciate knowing that the Public Health Department offers flu shots for $13. You need to call the office at 760-375-5157 for a convenient appointment, or else go to the walk-in clinic for immunizations, which are given the first Monday of each month from 9:30-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. The next walk-in clinic will be on Feb. 4.

Walmart has stopped doing flu shots for this season.

At Walgreen’s, flu shots are available anytime between 8 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, for a cost of $31.99 if you don’t have insurance. Walgreen’s is located at 101 W. Drummond Ave. and the phone number is 760-384-2358.

Albertson’s South, at 927 S. China Lake Blvd., offers flu shots for $29.99 if you don’t have insurance, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Call 760-384-4020 for more information.

Story First Published: 2013-01-16