It’s likely flu viruses and COVID-19 may be spreading this season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Getting a flu shot is still the best way to help avoid or weaken the flu.1
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Everyone over the age of 6 months should get a flu shot every year.
To get your annual flu shot, visit your primary care provider (PCP) or go to a participating pharmacy.
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Pharmacies will not give flu shots to children under age 8. Children age 8 and under should see their PCP for a flu shot.
In Southern Nevada, you can also walk in for a flu shot without an appointment at any Southwest Medical location.
To find a provider near you, search our online provider directory. If you have questions about your plan benefits, call Member Services at the number on the back of your health plan ID card.
If you have a life-threatening situation, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
What’s New for 2022-2023
Look out for updates for the 2022-2023 influenza (flu) season, including:
The composition of flu vaccines for the 2022-2023 flu season has been updated to better protect against the flu viruses research indicates will be most common during the upcoming flu season.
Consistent with prior guidance, everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine, ideally by the end of October. Flu vaccination is especially important for people who are at higher risk of developing serious flu complications, like those with certain chronic health conditions.