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Flu Shot Availability

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Getting a flu vaccine each year is safer than risking the illness, especially for young children and kids with asthma. Protect your family by getting everyone 6 months and older vaccinated. Here are the options for vaccination at Akron Children’s Hospital facilities:

Akron Children's Hospital Pediatrics

Flu shots are still available. Ask your provider at your child's next visit - or schedule an a flu shot appointment through MyChart.

School-based Health Clinics

Students in the nine school buildings in the Kenmore/Garfield cluster of Akron Public Schools (K-12) and four school buildings in Warren City Schools (Pre-K-8) can receive flu shots in our School-based Health Clinics.* 

Emergency Room - Akron and Mahoning Valley

Staff will offer the flu shot if the patient is being seen, eligible* and healthy enough receive it. No walk-ins just for the flu shot.

Urgent Care

Patients can get flu shots if they're being treated at the Urgent Care for minor injury or illness and are eligible.* No walk-ins just for the flu shot.

Inpatient Units

Patients who are hospitalized will be offered the flu shot if medically appropriate.

Locust Pediatrics

Patients of Locust Pediatrics* can receive flu shots plus:

  • Healthy Active Living patients
  • Pediatric Psychology/Psychiatry patients
  • Patients of any other specialty department in the Considine Professional Building 
  • Eligible patients (who are not ill) who ask the Welcome Center


*Patients who are scheduled for surgery or sedation on certain dates are not eligible.

Do I Need to Schedule?

Most of the clinics listed are walk-in clinics. If you prefer to schedule at your primary care office, the best way to schedule is through MyChart.