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The flu shot is safe and effective...

But did you know you can also get your flu shots at no cost, at many locations near you, and combined with other health services.

Walk-In Locations Near You

Insured or Not, You Can Get a Flu Shot at No Cost

If you don't have insurance

  • Children 18 and under who are uninsured, underinsured, on SoonerCare, or are American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Children who meet at least one of the above criteria are eligible for a federally-funded Vaccines For Children (VFC) flu shot at no cost at health care providers enrolled in the VFC program, including Oklahoma county health departments and community health centers (CHC) across the state. 
  • Uninsured adults 
    • If you don't have health insurance, you may be able to get a flu shot at no out-of-pocket cost at local county health departments or community health centers (CHC) and other locations across Oklahoma. Please call ahead to see if a no-cost flu shot is available.
Check your SoonerCare eligibility before cold and flu season begins. Apply online at or by phone at (800) 987-7767. You will receive a real-time determination on eligibility.

If you have insurance

  • Insured children and adults 
    • With most insurance plans, you can get a flu shot without cost through your personal doctor/health care provider or at a local pharmacy.

There Are Many Places To Get Your Flu Shot

Below are locations where flu shots are often available at no-cost for the uninsured or underinsured. Call ahead for shot availability.

Flu shots are also available at additional locations listed below. Insurance often covers out-of-pocket costs. Check with your insurance provider if you have questions about your flu shot coverage.

  • Doctor’s office
  • Medical care clinics
  • Pharmacies
  • Retail stores
  • Grocery store
  • Medical centers
  • Workplace

Receive Additional Health Services at the Same Time – Including the COVID-19 Vaccine.

Oklahoma’s County Health Departments and Mobile Wellness Units can often provide other health services during the same visit, including testing and other vaccines, at little to no cost. Services may vary from site-to-site

Many pharmacies, community health centers, mobile and acute care clinics offer a variety of basic health services, too, that can be scheduled in one visit. Please contact those locations for more information and services provided.

The Flu Shot and COVID-19

You can get a COVID-19 vaccine and other vaccines at the same visit. You no longer need to wait 14 days between vaccinations. Experience with other vaccines has shown that the way our bodies develop protection, known as an immune response, after getting vaccinated and possible side effects of vaccines are generally the same when given alone or with other vaccines. Learn more about the timing of other vaccines.

The Flu Shot is Safe and Effective

The longstanding vaccine safety system in the US ensures that vaccines are as safe as possible. As new information and science become available, the system is updated and improved. Flu shots are also effective at reducing the risk of flu illness.

  • Who: Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu shot, with rare exceptions. Learn more about who should and shouldn't get the flu shot.
  • What: Seasonal flu shots protect against influenza viruses research indicates will be most common in the upcoming season. After getting the flu shot, antibodies develop in the body about two weeks later that provide protection against infection.
  • Where: Find flu shots at many locations near you.
  • When: The best way to prevent flu is to get vaccinated this fall; to prevent serious flu complications, young children, pregnant women, people 65 years and older, and people with certain chronic health conditions should get a flu shot in October.
  • Why: Annual flu vaccines provide optimal protection and immunity against flu viruses that are constantly changing.

Oklahoma Flu Statistics

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Immunization Services
123 Robert S. Kerr Ave., Suite 1702
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-6406

Physical Address:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
123 Robert S. Kerr Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK

Phone: (405) 271-4073
Fax: (405) 271-6133

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