Stop the flu before it starts. Get vaccinated today.

Flu fighters unite

The flu vaccine is the best way to prevent seasonal flu, as recommended by the Centers for disease Control and Prevention.

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Who

Recommended for most people aged 6 months and older.

Why

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, millions of Americans get sick with the flu each year.1

When

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Why wait? There are so many convenient places to get your flu vaccine, and they’re covered under most medical plans.2

 Your Doctor

Your network doctor or other health care professional.

Go to myuhc.comOpens a new window for a map and directions to the closest network providers.

 Pharmacies

Any of the retail pharmacies clinics listed below:

As part of preventive care, most UnitedHealthcare plans cover annual flu shots at $0 out-of-pocket when you use a network provider. Bring your health plan ID card with you and tell your provider the flu shot is covered under your medical benefits, not your pharmacy benefits. 

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To learn more about preventive care services, visit uhc.com/preventivecareOpens a new window.

Test your flu I.Q.

Being informed about the flu (and flu vaccine) is an important part of taking care of yourself and those you love. Click the button below to test your knowledge about common flu misconceptions.

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Virtual Visits

Reach out to your primary care doctor or see a doctor whenever, wherever with 24/7 Virtual Visits.

Flu activity map

The CDC tracks weekly flu activity and outbreaks in your area.

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1 https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/burden.htm

2 Visit your member website or call the number on your health plan ID card to find a network provider. There may be some instances where a particular location offered by one of the flu shot providers listed above is not participating in the UnitedHealthcare network. Age restrictions and limitations may also apply. Check with your provider for specific age or flu shot requirements.

3 Certain preventive care services are provided as specified by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), with no cost-sharing to you. These services are based on your age, gender and other health factors. UnitedHealthcare also covers other routine services that may require a copay, coinsurance or deductible.  Always refer to your plan documents for your specific coverages.