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  • Florida Blue Centers offering $0 flu shots and COVID-19 vaccines

    Florida Blue Centers offering $0 flu shots and COVID-19 vaccines
    Nov. 3, 13, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
    It’s OK to get them at the same time!
     
    Flu vaccines available to everyone age 3 and older
    $10 Walgreens gift card to all who get a vaccine at a Florida Blue Center
    Pneumonia, TDAP and Shingles vaccines also available
     
    For the fifth year, Florida Blue and Walgreens are teaming up to provide flu shots and other vaccinations to the public at Florida Blue Centers across the state this fall. Insurance cards from any carrier are welcome, but health insurance is not required. Everybody receiving a vaccine at a Florida Blue Center will receive a $10 Walgreens gift card, while supplies last. Some Florida Blue members also can earn an additional $10 for a flu shot and $10 for a COVID-19 vaccine through their plans’ Better You rewards.
     
    In addition to flu vaccines, the COVID-19, pneumonia, TDAP and shingles vaccines are available. Get caught up on your vaccines at a Florida Blue Center. The flu and COVID-19 vaccines protect both you and those around you, helping to lower hospitalizations in our community.
     
    WHAT:            $0 flu and COVID-19 vaccine clinics
     
    WHEN:            Nov. 3, 13  
                         
    TIME:               10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
     
    WHERE:            Florida Blue – Tampa Center, 201 N. West Shore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33609, P: 813-282-9922
                                 Florida Blue - Pinellas Park Center, 3758 Park Blvd., #5, Pinellas Park, FL 33781, P: 727-342-1512
                                 Florida Blue – Sarasota Center, 285 N. Cattlemen Rd., Sarasota, FL 34243, P: 941-308-2042
                                 Florida Blue – Ft Myers Center, 8041 Plaza Del Lago Dr., Estero, FL 33928, P: 239-494-3460
                                 Florida Blue – Clearwater Center, 2570 Countryside Blvd., Ste. 1, Clearwater, FL 33761, P: 727-977-3700
     
    DETAILS:          

    • Flu shots are available for persons age 3 and older; COVID-19 vaccines are available to those 18 and older (Pfizer vaccine).
    • People with health insurance should bring their insurance cards with them, even from a carrier other than Florida Blue. Flu and COVID-19 vaccines are covered at no cost for persons who do not have health insurance coverage.
    • In addition to flu and COVID-19 vaccines, also available are vaccines for pneumonia, shingles and TDAP. These additional vaccinations are covered at no cost by most health insurance plans or can be purchased by those without insurance
    • Appointments are encouraged, but not required. Schedule an appointment at https://scheduler.floridablue.com/
    • Masks are encouraged inside the Florida Blue Centers
     
    CONTACT:     Estella Gray, 727-265-2631
     
     
    VISUALS:          Media are welcome to come to the vaccine clinics to shoot photos and b-roll and interview staff. Due to HIPAA privacy rules, please do not photograph or film computer screens, and please ask for customers’ permission before photographing or filming them receiving a shot or other medical procedure. Masks are encouraged inside the Florida Blue Centers.