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Supervalu pharmacies begin flu vaccinations
August 28th, 2012
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Supervalu Inc. is now administering flu immunizations at its nearly 800 supermarket pharmacy locations.
The food and drug retailer said Tuesday that it has an ample supply of flu vaccine and specially trained immunizing pharmacists available now at all pharmacy locations.
Flu vaccines are being offered daily on a walk-in basis or by appointment.
According to Supervalu, immunizing pharmacists can administer the traditional flu shot, the needle-free FluMist nasal spray; Fluzone Intradermal, which is injected just below the skin and has a microneedle that's 90% smaller than regular needles; and the Fluzone HD (high-dose) for patients age 65 and older.
Vaccines cost $29.99 for the traditional flu shot, Fluzone Intradermal or the FluMist. Fluzone is priced at $59.99.
Supervalu pharmacies operate in 25 states under 10 banners, including Acme Sav-on Pharmacy, Albertsons Sav-on Pharmacy, Albertsons Osco Pharmacy, Cub Pharmacy, Farm Fresh Pharmacy, Jewel-Osco Pharmacy, Shaw's Osco Pharmacy, Shop 'n Save Pharmacy, Shop 'n Save Osco Pharmacy and Shoppers Pharmacy.