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How much does a flu shot cost?

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick answers questions about the flu and the flu vaccine.

Most of the time the flu shot is free. You can often get it at health fairs and some pharmacies. But if you have insurance, insurance definitely covers the flu shot.

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