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Fight the Flu-Get a Flu Shot

 Dec 04 - Dec 31, 2018Flu Shots available from 8 a.m - 4 p.m.

Event Location

Main Office-Florida Department of Health in Seminole County Sanford
400 W. Airport Blvd.
Sanford, FL 32773

Flu Vaccine. DOH-Seminole Health Officer, Donna Walsh, receives her annual flu shot.

National Influenza Vaccination Week, observed from December 2-8 is a reminder that even though the holiday season has begun, it is not too late to get a flu vaccine. The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County (DOH-Seminole) encourages all Floridians to Fight the Flu by getting a flu shot this 2018 flu season. Getting vaccinated is the single best way for people to protect not only themselves against the flu, but their loved ones as well.

Download our FLU Infographic for more information.

The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months and older, including pregnant women. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for your body to develop protection against the flu. Every flu season is unique, and influenza infection can affect people differently. Millions of people get the flu every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hospitalized and thousands or tens of thousands of people die from flu-related causes every year. Most people who get flu will recover in a few days to less than two weeks, but some people will develop serious flu complications. An annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to help protect against flu. 

Flu shots for children and adults are available at the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County, Sanford located at 400 West Airport Boulevard by appointment Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Flu shots are free for children 6 months through 18 years of age-a small administration fee may apply. For more information on immunizations visit

Check with your physician or use our Flu Shot Locator to schedule your flu vaccine by visiting

  • Schedule

Flu Shots available from 8 a.m - 4 p.m.