It’s not too late! Many venues throughout Houston are offering free or discounted flu shots to help you save money. Protecting your family with flu shots can add up quickly at $30 each and more. Fortunately, most insurance companies cover them, so it’s free for many.
Here are the 2013 locations for free and discount flu shots:
HealthOne 24 Hour Emergency Care-Fall Creek is offering free flu shots to folks ages 9 and up through November 30. Available while supplies last. Supplies are limited. Open 24 hours a day. Located in Humble at 9711 N. Sam Houston Parkway East.
Mobile Care Van: There are several dates for free flu shots around the city for children birth to age 18. Parents must bring their child’s immunization records. No appointment needed. Free shots for those without insurance or who have Medicaid.
November 13 — Sterling High School, 10 am – noon
November 14 — Larkin Community, 5410 Larkin, 4 pm – 6 pm
November 19 — St. Thomas Presbyterian, 14100 Memorial, 4 pm – 6:30 pm
November 20 — Memorial Assistance Ministries, 1625 Blalock, 4 pm – 6:30 pm
MedSpring: Five MedSpring clinics in Houston will be providing $9 flu shots with a coupon (save $10). Print the coupon here. Located in Katy, Kingwood, Memorial, River Oaks, and Sugar Land. Clinics are open 9 am – 9 pm seven days a week.
The Vaccine Clinic: $10 flu shots for children only, without Medicaid. Locations at 8622 S. Braeswood Blvd., 6400 Highstar, 5990 Airline Drive Suite 130 and 200, and 10701 Wiggins in Jacinto City. Contact the clinic at 832.251.0500 for more info.
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center: Veterans can get free flu shots at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Blvd. Also available at outpatient clinics in Beaumont, Conroe, Galveston, Lufkin, Richmond, Lake Jackson, and Texas City. The Medical Center is encouraging veterans to wait until their scheduled appointment, if possible, to get vaccinated.
Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services is offering $12 flu shots at its clinics by appointment only. Call 713.212.6800 to schedule. Clinics are located at 5815 Antoine and in Pasadena, Humble, and Baytown.
Cy-Fair Urgent Care Center: Once again this neighborhood urgent care clinic is offering flu shots beginning October 14 — $25 each for adults and children ages 9 and up. Open seven days a week from 9 am – 9 pm. No appointment necessary. Cash and check only. Two locations in NW Houston: Barker Cypress (9110 Barker Cypress at West Road) and Spring Cypress (14044 Spring Cypress).
CVS: Folks who get their flu shot at CVS ($31.99) will receive a 20% off coupon for a future CVS purchase.