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Stay healthy this flu season

Get a flu shot every year to protect yourself, your family and your community.



Don’t let the flu slow you down, get the flu shot

Stay healthy this fall and winter by making an appointment to get your flu shot.* You may also be able to get seasonal shots to protect yourself from other respiratory illnesses, like COVID-19 or RSV. Check with your doctor to find out what’s right for you.


COVID-19 and flu updates

Stay updated with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for information about COVID-19 and the flu.

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Where to get your flu shot

Contact your local Optum doctor’s office to learn where to get your shot this year.

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Why get a flu shot

It's easy for the flu to spread. Protect yourself by getting the shot every year. 

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Learning more is easy

Get the information you need about the flu and why it's important to get the shot.

Flu shots: Know the facts

Get the information you need about the flu. Learn the facts and beware of the myths.

Why vaccines are so important as you get older

As you age, it can be easier to get really sick from certain diseases. Here's how to help protect yourself and the people around you.

7 Reasons to make time for your flu vaccine

Getting an annual flu vaccine can help protect you, your loved ones and others. And it's quick and convenient, too.

Cold and flu hotspots

Germs can lurk in many crowded public spaces. Here are the germiest places and what to know to avoid getting sick.

*Flu shots at designated retail pharmacies and clinics are covered at 100% for most benefit plans. Check your benefit plan details or call the number on your member ID card to be sure you’re covered at the flu shot location you choose. Remember to bring your member ID card when you visit network providers for your flu shot.