Flu season is upon us, and Metro Detroit has many options for walk-in flu-shots – though with online appointments, reserving a time slot is simple too.

Wayne County Department of Public Health is sponsoring a County-wide Mass Walk-in Flu Clinic on Sunday, October 24th, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Schoolcraft College (Physical Education Building-Gymnasium), 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152. Get vaccinated for $15 (cash only, Medicaid accepted) Call 734-727-7000 or visit the site for more information. 


In Oakland County, you can stop by one of three Oakland County Health Division offices:

  • Pontiac:  1200 N. Telegraph Rd., in the Oakland County Complex, Bldg. 34 East  
  • Walled Lake:  1010 E. West Maple Rd. at Pontiac Trail
  • Southfield: 27725 Greenfield Rd at Catalpa

Shots are $11, pre-register or walk-in (Hours: Monday: noon-8pm and Tuesday-Friday: 8:30am-5pm.)

For more information call the hotline 1-800-434-3358 or visit this site.


Washtenaw County is holding several vaccination events where flu shots are $20, flu mists are $25:

  • Wednesday, 10/20 from 9-11 a.m. at the Washtenaw Co. Public Health (555 Towner St, Ypsilanti), ages 6 months and up, pre-register here (734) 544-6700
  • Thursday, 10/21 from 5-7 p.m. at the Jarvis-Stone School (7991 North Territorial Rd, Plymouth), ages 6 months and up, walk-in only
  • Saturday 10/30 9am-3pm at the Huron Valley Ambulance (1200 State Circle, Ann Arbor), ages 18+, drive-through clinic

Learn more here.


If you’re in Macomb County Seasonal flu vaccine will be available in-house, at each of the three Health Department centers weekdays from 9am-4pm. Visit this website for more information

The Visiting Nurse Association of Southeast Michigan is offering public flu vaccines with triple protection of the H1N1 virus and two other viruses in many Metro Detroit locations throughout the fall. 

Flu Shots are $25, FluMist Sprays are $30, and Pneumonia Shots are $50.  Pay with cash or check, (VNA accepts these providers Blue Care Network, Medicare, HAP, Health Plus of Michigan, and Priority Health)

Find a list of dates and locations here.


Many area pharmacies also offer flu shots:

The Livonia Kmart (33400 W. 7 Mile Rd, Livonia) is hosting a Flu Immunization Clinic on Thursday 10/28 from 9am-1pm. There is no charge to Medicare Part B eligible patients.  The cost is $25 for all other patients for regular dose influenza.  We will also offer the new high-dose flu vaccine for $45.  Fluzone HD (high-dose) is indicated for patients over age 65 and is covered by Medicare.  For more information or to find additional Kmart Pharmacy flu clinics, call 1-800-822-8345 or visit www.kmart.com/pharmacy.

Kroger—Flu Shots $25, find the Kroger Pharmacy nearest you here.

Walgreens—Flu Shots $24.99, Find the location nearest you, schedule an appointment, or find walk-in hours here .

Rite Aid—Flu Shots $24.99, Find the location nearest you, schedule an appointment, or find walk-in hours here

CVS—Flu Shots $25, Find the location nearest you, schedule an appointment, or find walk-in hours here.

Target—Flu Shots  $24, Find the location nearest you, schedule an appointment, or find walk-in hours here.

Meijer—Flu Shots $24.99, Open Monday-Friday 10am-4pm. Find the Meijer nearest you here .

Costco – Flu Shots $20, Pneumonia Shots $45.  Hours vary by location. (Medicaid billed directly, no co-pay) Find the location nearest you, and its flu shot clinic hours here .

Cool Flu Shot Site: To find a spot close to your home or work, the American Lung Association has an online tool that shows which flu shot clinics are nearest to your location.

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