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Florida Blue Will Be Offering Free Flu Vaccinations

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The vaccines will be given out between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sept. 29, Oct. 16 and 27, and Nov. 3 and 13.

Florida Blue is offering free flu shots and other vaccines on five specific days at its centers in the greater Tampa Bay region.

Those who receive a flu shot at one of the Florida Blue Centers in Tampa, Pinellas Park, Clearwater and Sarasota will also receive a $10 Walgreens gift card, while supplies last.

Anyone three and older can get a shot. No insurance is needed.

The vaccines will be given out between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sept. 29, Oct. 16 and 27, and Nov. 3 and 13.

The sites will also offer vaccines for COVID-19, pneumonia, shingles and T-D-A-P, though there may be a cost for uninsured patients.

The vaccines are being provided at four locations:

  • Tampa Center, 201 N. West Shore Blvd., Tampa, 33609, (813) 282-9922
  • Florida Blue - Pinellas Park Center, 3758 Park Blvd., #5, Pinellas Park, 33781, (727) 342-1512
  • Florida Blue – Sarasota Center, 285 N. Cattlemen Rd., Sarasota, 34243, (941) 308-2042
  • Florida Blue – Clearwater Center, 2570 Countryside Blvd., Ste. 1, Clearwater, 33761, (727) 977-3700

To schedule appointments, which are encouraged but not necessary, click here.

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