Flu Vaccination Clinics
Southbury Senior Center 561 Main Street South, Southbury, Ct, Clinic is for seniors. Appointments not required. Vaccines offered: quadrivalent flu vaccine $30.00; Flumist vaccine $30.00; Flublok vaccine $65.00; and high-dose flu vaccine $65.00. The following health insurances are accepted: Medicare (Part B); ConnectiCare (except gold, silver, bronze plans); Aetna; Cigna; Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (except glod, silver, bronze plans); and Medicaid/HUSKY. Insurance cards must be presented for each person receiving a vaccine. Please note that Access Health CT / CT Exchange plans (gold, silver, bronze), UnitedHealthcare, and other insurances are not accepted. Persons with other health insurance or no health insurance must pay with cash, check, or credit card. The quadrivalent vaccine protects against 4 strains of flu virus. Flumist is the nasal spray vaccine and is available for healthy people ages 2-49 years. Flublok vaccine is for adults with egg allergies and is only available at flu clinics in the Health District office. High-dose flu vaccine is available for persons over 65 years old. Studies have shown that the high-dose vaccine is safe and more effective for seniors than the regular vaccine, however, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) does not express a preference for any flu vaccine indicated for people 65 and older.