The flu can be debilitating, even deadly. Last season it killed more than 79,000 Americans. The first cases in Arizona have been reported, and the season typically peaks from December to February. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends an annual flu vaccine for everyone 6 months and older. It protects not just you, health officials say, but those around you, especially young children, the elderly or anyone with chronic illness—all of whom are at greater risk of dying from the flu. Most insurances, including Medicare, cover the cost with no copay. For the uninsured, local pharmacies offer cash options (see chart). Shots are offered on a walk-in basis, but each pharmacy has different hours and some have minimum ages for vaccinations, so call ahead.
*Members only / SOURCE: The pharmacies
Homes for Sale in 85085, 85086 & 85087
Prickett Realty, serving Anthem & North Phoenix
40808 N Laurel Valley, Anthem Parkside
4 BEDS | 3.5 BATHS | 4-CAR GARAGE | 3,484 SQFT | $519,000
Plenty of space inside, outside and in the garage
1619 W Owens Way, Anthem Country Club
2 BEDS | 2 BATHS | 2-CAR GARAGE | 1,157 SQFT | $244,000
Cute & cozy, move-in ready
40616 N Territory Trail, Anthem Parkside
3 BEDS | 2 BATHS | 2-CAR GARAGE | 1,567 SQFT | $299,000
Bright & glowing — and easy decision
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