Vaccines

Vaccines

Should I Get a COVID-19 Booster Shot?
Public Health

Should I Get a COVID-19 Booster Shot?

Yes, you should get a COVID-19 booster shot when you are eligible. At this time, everyone over the age of 12 should get a booster shot, especially people over 65 years old and those who are immunocompromised.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan4 Feb 2022
Are COVID-19 Vaccines Safe For Pregnant Women?
Wellness

Are COVID-19 Vaccines Safe For Pregnant Women?

While pregnant and breastfeeding women were not part of vaccine clinical trials, many experts believe that vaccines are safe for these groups and outweigh the risks of getting sick from COVID-19. In some states, pregnant women may be eligible for vaccination due to the increased risk of COVID-19 complications.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin28 Sep 2021
How Much Does a Flu Shot Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
Public Health

How Much Does a Flu Shot Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

Most insurance companies will cover the cost of your flu shot at several pharmacies or urgent care facilities. Without insurance, flu shots cost between $0 and $50. Most major pharmacies give quadrivalent vaccines for around $40. The average cost of a high-dose flu shot without insurance is typically around $70. With insurance, flu shots are at no cost.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin1 Dec 2021
When’s the Best Time To Get a Flu Shot in 2021-2022?
Wellness

When’s the Best Time To Get a Flu Shot in 2021-2022?

The best time to get a flu shot is before the flu is spreading in your community. Since the flu peaks in February, and begins to spread throughout October and into March or April, it's recommended to get your flu shot by the end of October.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso21 Oct 2021
Where To Get a Free Flu Shot in NYC in 2021-2022?
Public Health

Where To Get a Free Flu Shot in NYC in 2021-2022?

If you have insurance, you can also get a free flu shot at local pharmacies such as health care resources; Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso15 Oct 2021