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Flu Shots & COVID-19 Testing in Buncombe County

This year, it is more important than ever to get your annual flu vaccine. Roll up your sleeve and get your flu shot to protect yourself and your community. Spread the word to your friends and family because the more people that get vaccinated, the more people are protected. Ramping up vaccinations can also lessen the burden of the flu on healthcare systems. That means that resources and time can be dedicated to caring for people with COVID-19. Click here to learn more about the 2020-21 flu season.

Upcoming Free Flu Shot Events

Nov. 18: 1 – 4 p.m.

Nov. 24: 9 a.m. – noon

40 Coxe Avenue, Room N102
(just inside the entrance)

Must be age 14 or older to receive an immunization.
(For parents with children younger than 14, please call the immunization clinic for an appointment.)

(828) 250-5096
Immunization Clinic Phone Number

If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, PLEASE STAY HOME:

- Fever or chills
- Cough
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Fatigue
- Muscle or body aches
- Headache
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
- Diarrhea

COVID-19 Testing

Join us at one of these community sites to get tested for coronavirus. Call the Ready Team to register at (828) 419-0095. To learn more about testing, visit

Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 6 – 10 p.m. *Late night site*
Former Kmart Parking Lot

1001 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806

Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (except for Thanksgiving)
BC Sports Park

58 Apac Dr, Asheville, NC 28806

Sundays from 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.
AB Tech

10 Genevieve Cir, Asheville, NC 28801