Flu Shot Clinics

Did You Miss the City Flu Shot Clinics?

If you are covered under the City's insurance plan, you can go to your Primary Care Physician or any CVS Minute Clinic location. Note: You cannot go to the pharmacy counter because it must be filed as a medical claim. You will need your insurance card.

Free Flu Shots

If you are uninsured, the Forsyth County Department of Public Health will provide the flu vaccine to anyone at no cost while supplies last. They will also offer High Dose vaccine for those over the age of 65. The health department will not offer FluMist or intradermal (micro-needle) Flu.

Flu shots will be given in Clinic 3 of the health department during the following hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
  • Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.
  • Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Clinic 3 is a walk-in clinic, appointments are not necessary.No appointment necessary. First Come, First Served!

Good Health Habits to Prevent the Spread of Flu

The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your mouth when you cough and washing your hands often can help prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. There also are flu antiviral drugs can be used to treat and prevent the flu.

  • Avoid Close Contact - Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.
  • Stay Home When You Are Sick - If possible, stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick. You will help prevent others from catching your illness.
  • Cover Your Mouth and Nose - Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. It may prevent those around you from getting sick.
  • Clean Your Hands - Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs. Use hand sanitizer and wipes frequently if you cannot wash you hands.
  • Avoid Touching Your Eyes, Nose or Mouth - Germs are often spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose, or mouth.
  • Practice Other Good Health Habits - Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, manage your stress, and drink plenty of fluids and eat nutritious food.