The Oakland County Health Division will be offering flu shots with better protection this season. These shots will guard individuals against four viruses: Type A H1N1 and H3N2 and two Type B strains, all of which are most likely to occur this season.
The importance of getting a flu shot cannot be stressed enough– getting vaccinated greatly reduces the number of people that get ill each flu season, and helps to decrease the severity of the illness and its complications. Our updated flu shots will help in our goal of helping to keep Oakland County residents healthy.
Flu shots will be offered by the Oakland County Health Division beginning Tuesday, September 17th. Residents can visit the Health Division’s offices in Pontiac and Southfield at the following days and times: Mondays (12pm – 8pm), and Tuesdays – Fridays (9am – 5pm). Shots cost $20, with walk-ins welcome and online pre-registration available (click HERE). Online payment options include Visa, MasterCard, Medicare, and/or Medicaid (credit card fees apply), and cash is also accepted for walk-ins.
In addition to office visits, the Health Division will also provide community outreach clinics at these locations:
Walled Lake Community Education (615 N. Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake)
- Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 3 – 7 p.m.
- Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 3 – 7 p.m.
William M. Costick Activities Center (28600 Eleven Mile Road, Farmington Hills)
- Tuesday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lakeland High School (1630 Bogie Lake Road, White Lake)
- Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 2 – 7 p.m.
Stoney Creek High School (575 E. Tienken, Rochester Hills)
- Thursday, Oct. 3 from 3 – 7 p.m.
Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois, Troy)
- Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Clarkston High School (6093 Flemings Lake Road, Clarkston)
- Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 3 – 7 p.m.
South Lyon High School (1000 N. Lafayette, South Lyon)
- Tuesday, Oct. 22 from 3 – 7 p.m.
Also available during the first week of flu shots at our Pontiac office is a health fair, where residents can learn more about overall health and wellness. For information about this fair, click HERE.
To learn more about the Oakland County Health Division, including services and more details about fighting the flu, visit our website at www.OakGov.com/Health. You can also Like the Oakland County Health Division on Facebook (facebook.com/PublicHealthOC), and Follow us on Twitter (@PublicHealthOC).