Influenza - Flu
Flu is a respiratory illness that is easily spread from person to person through sneezing, coughing and contact with hands that touch the eyes, nose and mouth.
Getting the flu can be serious. More than 200,000 are sick enough to be in the hospital. Almost 36,000 people die every year. (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Getting a flu shot is the best way to prevent the flu.
The Cuyahoga County Public Health Collaborative analyzes influenza-related data for our county. The reports are produced weekly. Click here to view the reports.
We offer flu shots at each of our immunization clinics.
Walk-in flu shots are available at:
5550 Venture Drive
9 -11:30 a.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m.
For an appointment, please call 216-201-2041.
Cost and accepted payment:
- $13 for children 18 years and younger or free if unable to afford
- Call for adult pricing (19 years and older)
- Medicare Part B as your primary insurance
- Cash or check accepted
- Some insurances accepted (Check with insurance company for coverage)
Anyone can get the flu. Some people become very sick.
- Dry cough
- Runny or stuffy nose
- Muscle aches
- Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
Older people, young children, pregnant women and people with chronic health conditions such as asthma, emphysema, and kidney disease are at high risk for complications.
- Ear infections
- Sinus infections
- Worsening of chronic medical conditions including asthma and diabetes.
Remember to wash your hands after coughing, sneezing and before you eat. Teach your children to wash their hands after coughing, sneezing and before they eat. Cough into your sleeve and not into your hands.
For more information or appointments, please call 216-201-2041