Influenza --“the flu”-- is a highly contagious virus that spreads easily between people. While anyone can get sick from the flu, it can be most dangerous for young children, people over 65 years of age, and those with chronic health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, asthma, or a weakened immune system.
A flu shot is the best way to protect yourself, your community, and your loved ones. Everyone aged 6 months and older should get the flu vaccine every year.
The City and its unions offer free flu shots to municipal employees and their families. All employees, dependents, and pre-Medicare retirees eligible for New York City health benefits are covered to receive a flu vaccination at no-cost.
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Worksite flu clinics provide employees with a quick, convenient, and effective way to protect themselves from this highly contagious disease. Participating agencies schedule workplace clinics at the dates, times, and locations that best meet the needs of their employees.
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On the go? Benefits-eligible City of New York employees, retirees, and dependents can walk into any participating pharmacy to receive their free flu shot. Read More
Use the NYC flu locator to find a pharmacy
Check with your insurance provider to identify participating pharmacies in your plan
Bring your medical insurance card with you to the pharmacy.
All employees, dependents and pre-Medicare retirees covered by City health benefits can get flu shots free of cost at an in-network physician’s office.
Your visit co-pay will be waived if the sole purpose of your visit is to get your flu shot. Read More
To find a physician covered by your insurance, visit zocdoc.com/nyc and search for “flu shot”.
All employees, dependents and pre-Medicare retirees eligible for City health benefits can get their free flu shot at any ACPNY location, regardless of insurance provider. Read More
AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY) is a multispecialty physician practice with 36 locations across NYC and Long Island.
ACPNY locations offer pediatric vaccines for children and high-dose vaccines for those 65 years and older.
The new ACPNY Express for City employees, located near City Hall, offers flu shots on a walk-in basis. Appointments can be made for all ACPNY locations at http://www.acpny.com or by calling the exclusive Gold Service Line for City of New York employees at 646-680-3000 during the following hours: