[dropcap]P[/dropcap]ublix Super Markets Pharmacies are currently offering flu immunizations – including traditional flu shots and Fluzone high dose. Immunizations are given by trained Publix Pharmacists.
“Customers are encouraged to take advantage of the affordable and convenient way to help fight the flu virus this season by stopping by their neighborhood Publix Pharmacy for a flu shot, ” said Nicole Krauss, Media and Community Relations Manager. “Our pharmacist are committed to keeping our customers healthy this flu season and are always available to answer questions.”
All Publix pharmacies offer the traditional flu shot for $30. Appointments for flu shots are not necessary. Publix accepts Medicare Part B and many other third-party insurances as payment for flu shots as specified by the provider health plan. . Restrictions apply for minors and state laws vary. The Publix Pharmacist are available to answer questions.
All Publix pharmacies will offer the Fluzone High Dose, recommended for persons 65 and older. For customers who meet the requirements for High Dose, who wish to receive the vaccine and have Medicare coverage, it will be billed to Medicare. Those who do not have Medicare can receive the shot for $55.
Publix Pharmacies also offer shingles and pneumococcal vaccines. For more information, please visit www.publix.com/flu.
Publix is privately owned and operated by its 168,500 employees, with 2013 sales of $28.9 billion. Currently Publix has 1,078 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina. The company has been named one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 17 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized as tops in the grocery business, most recently by an American Customer Satisfaction Index survey. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com.