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Flu season is here... Don’t let the flu catch you!

Influenza --“the flu”-- is a highly contagious virus that spreads easily, especially in the workplace. Even healthy people can become seriously ill from the flu.

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.

There are 3 convenient ways to get your flu shot:

Workplace clinics

Participating pharmacies

In-network medical offices

Get your Flu Shot at Work

Worksite clinics provide a quick, convenient, and effective way for employees to stay flu-free.

Find a worksite clinic near you below:

 

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Make an appointment at any open clinic here or by calling 866-481-4391, Monday to Friday from 8am-6pm.

 

Don’t see a clinic at your location? Events are always being added, so keep an eye out for announcements from your agency.

 

Get your Flu Shot at a Participating Pharmacy

On the go? Free flu shots are available at participating pharmacies across the City. Read More

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All employees, dependents and pre-Medicare retirees covered by City health benefits can get flu shots free of cost at a participating pharmacy.
Check with your health insurance provider to identify pharmacies that participate in your plan.
Bring your medical insurance card with you to the pharmacy.

 

Get your Flu Shot from an In-Network Physician

Your co-pay will be waived if getting the flu shot is the sole purpose of your visit. Read More

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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.
Visit your health plan website to find an in-network physician near you
 

The 411 About the Flu Shot

Get the facts on the flu shot and find answers to frequently asked questions. Read More

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Influenza – the “flu” – is a serious disease that is the 3rd leading cause of death in NYC, along with pneumonia. Even healthy people can become very ill from the flu. The flu can also make existing health conditions like heart disease, asthma, and diabetes even worse.

The flu shot is the best way to protect yourself and your family from getting the flu and spreading it to others. Everyone aged 6 months and older should get the flu vaccine every year.

FAQs: Get answers to common questions on the WorkWell NYC flu shot program here
Myths vs Facts: Learn the truth behind common myths about the flu shot here
Health Bulletin: Understand the risks and symptoms of the flu and how to protect yourself here.