(Tahoe/Truckee, Calif.) – Flu season is here, and the CDC recommends everyone over the age of 6 months get a flu shot each year. Tahoe Forest Health System is now offering flu shots in Truckee and Incline Village.
Flu shots are available in Truckee at the Tahoe Forest Retail Pharmacy, located in the Medical Office Building on 10956 Donner Pass Road, Suite 100, Monday through Friday, 9 am - 6 pm, and Saturday, 9 am – 4 pm.
Incline Village Community Hospital, located on 880 Alder Ave., Incline Village, offers drive-through flu shots at the Community Room entrance on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, until November 3rd.
No appointment is necessary.
Vaccine pricing for a flu shot is $40 for cash pay but is subject to change. An additional charge will apply for the high dose, recommended for those age 65 and over. Eligible patients with Medicare B and most insurances will cover the cost of the flu shot and result in either a copay or no charge. However, cost is not guaranteed until the prescription is run through the insurance for authorization.
For more information, call (530) 587-7607 for the Truckee location, and (775) 888-4201 for the Incline Village location.
About Tahoe Forest Health System
Tahoe Forest Health System, which includes Tahoe Forest Hospital in Truckee, CA, and Incline Village Community Hospital in Incline Village, NV, offers 24-hour emergency care, urgent care, primary and specialty health care clinics including Tahoe Forest Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Commission on Cancer (COC) accredited cancer center, the Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center, and the Joseph Family Center for Women and Newborn Care. With a strong focus on high quality patient care, community collaboration, clinical excellence and innovation, Tahoe Forest Health System is a UC Davis Rural Center of Excellence. For a complete list of physician specialties and services, visit www.tfhd.com.