Some Airports Are Offering Flu Shots
On the run? Get a flu shot on the fly. Nearly two dozen airports across the country have flu shot kiosks set up in their concourses (Sea-Tac Airport is not participating in the program). It's just one way health workers across the country are trying to make vaccinations more convenient.
But if you're not hopping on a plane, how about your car? Virgnia Mason Medical Center is offering drive-thru flu clinics.
The drive thru clinics are available at Virginia Mason location Downtown Seattle, Kirkland s: . You can also get your shot at your local city or county health clinic. Drug stores are another option.
But doctors and nurses are just hoping you choose to protect yourself and your family
Karen Layher with Virginia Mason says,"Influenza kills 36-thousand people every year so it's important to get your flu shot.
As for supply, Layher says there is plenty on hand.
Most city and county health clinics offer flu shots. They can range anywhere from $15 to $34. A list of airports offering flu clinics is listed below:
Akron-Canton Airport - OH
Boston Logan - MA
Cleveland Hopkins - OH International
Des Moines International - IA
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International - GA
O'Hare International - IL
JFK - NY
Los Angeles/LAX - CA