FLU SHOTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!
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Adult Flu Shot Information
The health department will bill Medicare (with the exception of Anthem Medicare) and Medicaid for those adults who bring their current insurance cards to their appointment.
For adults with other health insurance that covers flu shots, you will be required to pay for the shot at the time of service and will need to submit documentation to your insurance company for reimbursement.
The cost of the Flu Vaccine is $35.00 each. (Quadrivalent Dose - 4 strains of Flu Viruses in 1 shot.)
High Dose Flu Vaccine will be $60.00 each. (For age 65 and older)
To schedule a seasonal flu shot appointment, please call the Ottawa County Health Department at (419) 734-6800 or toll-free in Ottawa County at 800-788-8803.
Children's Flu Shot Information
Children 3-18 years of age that are covered by private health insurance plans, will be required to pay the fee of $35.00 per shot, which covers the vaccine and administration fees.
Vaccines For Children (VFC) Flu Shots will be given to QUALIFYING children 6 months to 18 years. In order for your child to qualify for those flu shots, you must meet one of the following criteria:
You are an American Indian or Alaskan Native;
You are enrolled in Medicaid;
You do not have insurance; or
You are underinsured, which includes:
You have commercial (private health insurance but the coverage does not include vaccines;
Your insurance covers only selected vaccines; or
Your insurance caps vaccine coverage at a certain amount (once that coverage amount is reached, the children are considered underinsured).
Parents whose children qualify for the VFC Flu vaccine, will be held responsible for paying an administration fee.