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Influenza (Flu) Vaccines


Immunizations - RinglingImmunizations - North Port

To honor infection control recommendations, all services will be by appointment for the time being. Walk-ins will be accommodated to be seen if timeslots available.

Flu Vaccines for Adults and Children 

DOH-Sarasota offers flu vaccines to adults and children by appointment or on a walk-in basis at the following locations while supplies last. Certain age and health condition restrictions may apply.

Locations and hours:

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Cash and checks are accepted. We also accept Debit and Credit Cards. If you have Medicare B, bring a copy of your card with you. We also accept many private insurance plans - your flu immunization may be covered.

Appointments and prices are available by calling the Immunization Program Office.

Sarasota 941-861-2784 or North Port 941-861-3864

Flu Shots for Children

For a child under age 18 to be vaccinated, a parent or guardian must be present and must bring prior immunization records. Parents are reminded that children younger than nine years of age who have not previously been vaccinated against the flu may need two doses of the flu vaccine given a month apart for full protection.

Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program
Parents who lack health insurance can bring their children from six months through age 18 to DOH-Sarasota for free flu vaccinations through the federally funded Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. VFC-eligible children may receive flu shots as well as immunizations required for day care and school entry.


Other Options for Flu Vaccines 

In addition to DOH-Sarasota, there are many other options for getting a flu vaccine in our community: