Haggen Food to offer flu shots
September 30, 2008 · Updated 4:38 PM
MARYSVILLE — Flu immunization shots will be available this fall at Haggen Food and Pharmacy and TOP Food and Drug stores throughout Snohomish County.
The flu shots are $25 each. No appointment is needed. Medicare and many insurance companies can be billed if participants bring their Medicare or insurance cards.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend a flu vaccination for anyone wishing to reduce the risk of becoming ill with the flu or transmitting the virus to others.
Flu shots are particularly recommended for the following groups: children, ages 6 months to 4 years and 11 months; anyone 50 or older; women who will be pregnant during flu season; those with certain chronic medical conditions; and, persons such as health care workers or care providers who work in close proximity with others at risk of flu.
Shots are available locally as follows: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 2, Arlington Haggen, 20150 74th Ave.; and, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 3, at the Marysville Haggen, 3711 88th St.
For a complete listing of flu shot clinics, go to www.Haggen.com or www.Top-Foods.com.