Flu clinics available in Lake County

BIG RAPIDS -- District Health Department No. 10 is helping communities prepare for the upcoming flu season by offering flu vaccines to children, adults and seniors.

Walk-in flu clinics are available at the following locations and times:

Peacock Senior Center, 4240 W. 4 Mile Road, Irons: 10 a.m. to noon, Oct. 11Luther Lions Club, 1003 N. State St., Luther: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The cost for the seasonal flu vaccination without insurance is $37. High dose and preservative-free flu shots are available for $42.

Many health insurance plans now cover the cost of flu vaccines. If not, DHD No. 10 may be able to help through Vaccines for Children (VFC) or other programs. DHD No. 10 will bill Medicare or Medicare Health Plans (only for flu, pneumococcal, and PCV13 vaccinations), Medicaid, Medicaid Health Plans, Priority Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Care Network (excludes Mercy Partnered Plans), Cigna, McLaren Commercial, ASR, TRICARE and United Health Care with an insurance card present at the time of appointment.

For more information, visit dhd10.org/locate-flu-clinic.