Sept. 26, 2018, Pontiac, Mich. – Oakland County Health Division will offer three community flu vaccine clinics throughout October. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of these local clinics and receive a flu shot. Walk-in clinics will be held on the following dates:
- Tuesday, Oct. 2, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Costick Center, 28600 11 Mile Road, Farmington Hills
- Wednesday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Older Persons’ Commission, 650 Letica Dr., Rochester
- Wednesday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois, Troy
“Protect yourself and loved ones with an annual flu shot,” said Leigh-Anne Stafford, health officer for Oakland County. “Vaccination can reduce the risk of getting the flu and help protect the health of others in the community.”
The flu vaccine protects against as many as four flu viruses which are most likely to occur this season. Flu shots are available for $30. Individuals 65 years and older qualify for a high-dose flu shot, which costs $57. Pre-payment and registration are not available at these walk-in clinics
The Health Division also offers flu vaccinations at both Health Division offices in Pontiac and Southfield. Clinic hours are noon – 8 p.m. on Mondays and 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. Health Division offices are located at the following addresses:
- North Oakland Health Center, 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Building 34 East, Pontiac
- South Oakland Health Center, 27725 Greenfield Road, Southfield
Payment options include cash, credit (American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa), Medicare, Medicaid, and some insurance. Credit card fees apply. Please bring picture identification and all insurance cards to the clinic. Oakland County Health Division participates in the Vaccines for Children Program which offers vaccines at no cost for eligible children up to 18-years-old. No one will be denied access to services due to inability to pay; there is a discounted/sliding fee schedule available.
For up-to-date information, visit www.oakgov.com/health, follow the Health Division on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest @publichealthOC, or call the Health Division’s Flu Shot Hotline at 800-434-3358. Nurse on Call is also available to answer questions at 800-848-5533.