Flu Information

Get your shot today

The 2022-2023 flu season is here, and it's time to protect yourself and your family. 

Influenza (flu) is a disease of the body’s respiratory system, which includes the nose, throat, and lungs. Flu is caused by a virus and can be very serious. Every year in the U.S. flu causes thousands of hospital admissions and deaths. Getting an annual flu vaccine is the best protection.

Everybody 6 months and older can get a flu shot. There are special flu shots for children and people over 65. 

Flu Shots at CHA

> Visit your CHA primary care center. Please call your care center to get an appointment, or set up a visit in MyCHArt.

> At a CHA Teen Health center. For children and young adults (age 12-22). Please call for an appointment.

> At any CHA outpatient pharmacy. Walk-ins welcome (age 3 and older).

> At Community Flu/COVID Vaccine Clinic. Click here for our Flu/COVID clinics schedule. 

Flu Shots in the Community

> Visit a local pharmacy. Many pharmacies are offering flu shots. However, you may need an appointment and there may be age limits.

> City of Cambridge: The city has flu clinics throughout the season.

> In other local cities: Please check with your local public health department for flu clinic dates and times.

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