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Additional Flu Shot Clinics This Week

The Buncombe County Health Center has added two more days of flu shot clinics this Thursday, October 23rd and Friday, October 24.  This year our walk-in Flu Shot Clinics are being planned for the entire family, age 6 months and above.

Protect yourself!  Get a flu shot.The clinics will be held in the Biltmore Square Mall near Belk.

Flu shots will be available:

  • Thursday, October 23rd from 9am - 4pm
  • Friday, October 24th from 9am - 4pm

Cost for flu shots will remain $28 this year. Payment may be made by cash, check, MasterCard or VISA.

To bill insurance, cards must be presented before a flu shot may be given. Insurance cards accepted include Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part B, NC Health Choice, participating Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans (not Blue Care), Primary Physicians Care, Wells Fargo, and NC State Employee/Teachers Insurance. If insurance is billed and refuses payment, those who receive a shot will be responsible for payment of the bill.

Citizens can call the Flu Hotline for more information at 250-5300.

If citizens need health related information about flu shots, they should contact their health care provider or call the Health Center at 250-5096 Monday through Friday between 9 am and 4 pm.