The Norwalk Health Department urges residents to protect themselves and their families by getting vaccinated against influenza now. The flu shot is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older. Residents can get their flu vaccine at the Health Department on Mondays, from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, while supplies last. Call ahead to reserve your dose. Flu shots at the Health Department are covered by Medicare Part B, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and ConnectiCare, as long as clients bring their insurance cards. Otherwise, flu shots cost $25 per person.
The Health Department also offer the high-dose flu vaccine to clients age 65 and over. This high-dose vaccine costs $50 per person and is covered by Medicare Part B. Clients 65 years of age and older can choose to have the high-dose vaccine or the standard seasonal flu vaccine.
If you have a question about the flu vaccine, call your physician. For other questions about getting your flu shot, please call the Norwalk Health Department at 203-854-7776.