Flu Shots are Covered by Medicare

flu shots covered by medicare

Not only is it autumn and almost Medicare’s Open Enrollment season, it’s time for your flu shot. And did you know that you can get a flu shot and a COVID-19 vaccine at the same time? This is a friendly reminder that these vaccines can help you stay protected throughout flu season, and are both covered by Medicare.

Read more at medicare.gov/coverage/flu-shots.

Resources to spread the word

If you work with Medicare beneficiaries and/or their families, you can use the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ partner toolkits to spread the word on Medicare-covered flu shots:

Karen Joy Fletcher

Our blogger Karen Joy Fletcher is CHA’s Communications Director. With a Masters in Public Health from UC Berkeley, she is the online “public face” of the organization, provides technical expertise, writing and research on Medicare and other health care issues. She is responsible for digital content creation, management of CHA’s editorial calendar, and managing all aspects of CHA’s social media presence. She loves being a “communicator” and enjoys networking and collaborating with the passionate people and agencies in the health advocacy field. See her current articles.