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Get flu shots in Indianapolis through October

Posted at 5:54 AM, Oct 04, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Marion County Public Health Department is offering flu shots across Indianapolis throughout October. 

The flu shots cost $20 for anybody over the age of 2. Shots are free for children under 2 years old.

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The Centers for Disease Control recommends a flu vaccine for anybody 6 months old or older. According to the CDC, people with the flu often have the following symptoms: 

  • Fever or feeling feverish/chills
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue

You can also get a flu shot from a Walgreensor CVS pharmacy. Many insurance companies will cover the cost of a flu shot.

Pneumonia vaccines are also available for $75 or $155, depending on the type of vaccine. A tetanus vaccination is $25 or $45. Medicare and Medicaid are accepted.

Flu shots are available at the following locations and times:

Tuesday, Oct. 11
Southport United Methodist Church
1947 E. Southport Rd.
9 a.m.-Noon

Tuesday, Oct. 18
Southport Presbyterian Church
7525 McFarland Blvd.

9 a.m.-Noon

Thursday, Oct. 20
Jewish Community Center
6701 Hoover Rd.
3-6 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 27
Cathedral Kitchen
1350 N. Pennsylvania St.

9-11 a.m.