Flu Shots and Vaccinations
FLU AND COVID SHOTS
Don’t miss your shot at staying healthy this flu season!
Remember to get your FREE flu shot at an in-network pharmacy.
If you go to an out-of-network pharmacy, the shot will NOT be covered and you will be responsible for the full cost.
Flu shots help prevent you and your family from getting the flu. Flu viruses changes each year and so do their vaccines. Getting a new flu shot every year helps protect you from new strains.
Local 94 participants can get a FREE flu shot by visiting any pharmacy in the OptumRx network.
- No appointment is necessary; so it's fast and easy.
- Bring your prescription card and a valid photo ID.
- Please note age restrictions or limitations may apply. Check with your pharmacist for specific age or flu shot requirements.
The Plan also covers COVID-19 vaccinations. When they are given at an in-network pharmacy, there is no cost to you. When they are given at an out-of-network pharmacy, they are NOT covered and you will be responsible for the full cost.
If you have questuions or want more information, call (212) 541-9880 or visit OptumRx for more information.
The Plan also covers other vaccinations through the medical benefits offered through Empire.
Empire covers the vaccinations listed below when given in a provider’s office.
If the provider is an in-network provider, there is no cost to you for the vaccination; you may be subject to the deductible and/or co-insurance, if applicable.
If the provider is an out-of-network provider, the vaccination is subject to the deductible and/or co-insurance.
- Covid-19 vaccine
- Zoster (Zostavax)
- Tetanus, Diphtheria Toxoids
- Hepatitis A & B
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Human Papillomavirus-
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella
- Meningococcal- adults and children
- Tetanus- not listed as a single vaccine
- Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis-
If you have questuions or want more information, call the customer service number on your ID card, (844) 241-7089, or visit empirebluecross.com for more information.
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