Immunization Services will not be available on Friday, March 31, at the Chatham County Health Department due to staff training.


The Coastal Health District of Georgia serves the counties of Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long & McIntosh

McIntosh County Flu Information

Learn about Who Needs A Flu Vaccine.

The McIntosh County Health Department has flu vaccine available. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is only recommending injectable flu vaccine (flu shot) this season. The health department offers flu shots for $29 and high dose flu shots – made to better protect those 65 and older – for $50. 

Getting the flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself, your family, and your community from the flu. Every flu season is different and we never know how bad a flu season is going to be or how long it’s going to last which is why it is so important to get the flu vaccine every year. Some things to know about the flu vaccine this year:

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Everyday Actions to Prevent Flu

While getting the flu vaccine is the best way to prevent the flu, there are other things we can all do every day to prevent getting or spreading the flu viruses and other viruses.

The "red" cover your cough poster for health care facilities asking people to cover their cough and clean their hands.

Other Helpful Flu Information

For Schools:
How to clean and disinfect schools to slow the spread of flu: Cleaning & Disinfecting Schools

For Parents:
Flu Guide for Parents

For Pregnant Women:
Flu Shot Pregnancy Fact Sheet

More information on the flu can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.