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Carroll Hospital understands that you may have concerns or questions about the seasonal flu and how it is affecting your community and local health care facilities. We are proactive in educating and keeping our staff informed on the latest developments and information available about the seasonal flu. Our goal is to ensure patient safety and help prevent the flu virus from being spread.

Did you know you should wait until after October 1 to receive the flu vaccine? Learn more

Flu Vaccine Resources
Signs and Symptoms of Flu

Flu Vaccine Resources

Below is a list of flu vaccine resources in the community. This list is intended as a resource. There may be other resources in the county to receive the vaccine. Please talk to your health care provider.

Access Carroll: Providing flu shots for their patients.

Carroll County Health Department: Flu shots available on a walk-in basis for persons who are not able to obtain one in the community. There are limited doses available; first come, first served. 

CVS: Vaccines available for adolescents, adults, and seniors at the pharmacy. Children as young as 18 months at the minute clinics. No cost with most insurances including Medicare Part B.

ExpressCare Urgent Care Centers: Offer walk-in hours, 7 days a week, covered by most insurance plans.

Giant Food: Most insurances accepted.

Martin’s Food Markets: Most insurances accepted.

Passport Health Eldersburg: Will bill your insurance company. They, however, cannot guarantee reimbursement.

Rite Aid: Covered by most insurance plans, if you don’t have insurance, they are competitively priced.

Safeway: Most insurances accepted, including Medicare Part B.

Walk-ins welcome. Most insurance accepted.

Walgreens: $0 copay with most insurance.

Walmart: Some forms of insurance accepted. Accept cash, check, credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). Cost: $25

Your Primary Care Doctor’s Office: Ask your primary care office about getting the flu shot. Most offices have vaccinations available for their patients. Ask if insurance will cover the vaccine and if there is a copay.

This list is intended as a resource. There may be other resources in the county to receive the vaccine. Please talk to your health care provider.

Signs and Symptoms of Flu
Click on the links below or watch a video from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn about the signs and symptoms of the seasonal flu, how the virus is spread, diagnosis, treatment, and most importantly, what you can do to help prevent yourself and others from getting sick.

Maryland Department of Health 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Fact Sheet:  Preventing the Flu: Good Health Habits Can Help Stop Germs

For more information about the seasonal flu, you may contact us at 410-871-6846.