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Flu Shots and Coverage of Immunizations

Flu and Flu Shots


The federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccination for everyone 6 months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease.


While there are many different flu viruses, the seasonal flu vaccine is designed to protect against the top three or four flu viruses that research indicates will cause the most illness during the flu season. People should begin getting vaccinated soon after flu vaccine becomes available, ideally by October, to ensure that as many people as possible are protected before flu season begins.


In addition to getting vaccinated, you can take everyday preventive steps like staying away from sick people and washing your hands to reduce the spread of germs. If you are sick with flu, stay home from work or school to prevent spreading flu to others.


For updates on vaccination against the flu, see the state and federal websites.


PEBB-sponsored Worksite Flu Shot Clinics


Agencies can schedule onsite flu shot clinics September through December, where members can conveniently access a flu vaccination at no cost.


PEBB medical plans contract with to provide this service. Click here for the letter from, with instructions on attending and scheduling a PEBB flu shot clinic.

Flu Shot Schedule.pdfFlu Shot Schedule - The scheduled clinics are complete. If you would like to schedule one, contact Get A Flu at 503-258-9800  or  877-358-7468.
PEBB Insurance Claim Form and Consent.pdfPEBB Insurance Claim Form and
members can also go to a Kaiser flu shot clinic beginning Oct. 7
If you can't attend a worksite flu shot clinic, remember that many pharmacies provide flu shots at no cost and file a claim for the service with your health plan. Contact your health plan to find out which pharmacies are in your plan's network.

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