Jul 28, 2014

Where to Get Flu Shots in Dedham

Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick.

Where to Get Flu Shots in Dedham


Flu season is coming early in parts of the United States: This time last year, flu cases were lower in Dedham than they are now, according to data on Google's  Flu Trends. Dedham's specific data is not available on Flu Trends.

If you're considering getting a flu shot, here are some Dedham that offer the vaccine (besides your own doctor, of course):

CVS Pharmacy, 19 Eastern Ave. in Dedham.

Costco Pharmacy, 200 Legacy Blvd. in Dedham.

Super Stop & Shop, 160 Providence Hwy. in Dedham.

CVS Pharmacy, 270 Bussey St. in Dedham.

Walgreens, 983 Providence Hwy. in Dedham.

CVS Pharmacy, 947 Providence Hwy. in Dedham.


According to this week's  CDC Flu activity report, influenza levels are on the increase across the country. 

Five states – Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee – are reporting flu rates not normally seen until January, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The flu season normally peaks in January and February.

Holiday travel and more time spent indoors due to soggy weather will contribute to the spread of the flu virus, so now is the time to get vaccinated.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers the following information:

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