Seasonal Flu Information

Potentially Severe Flu Season

CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against seasonal influenza.

Where to Get the Vaccine:

  • City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services,18 Mulberry St., Nashua, NH 03060 (603) 589-4560
    Date/Time: Immunization clinics Tuesdays 4pm to 7pm and Fridays 8:30am to 10:30am
    No appointment needed. Please use side entrance on Elm St. after 5 p.m. Metered parking is available on the street and in the Maple St. parking lot. Handicapped parking is located next to the building on Elm St.
    Cost: $10 cash/check/ Disc/MC/Visa (Although a fee is requested, no one will be denied immunization treatment due to inability to pay.)
  • Rite Aid Pharmacy, 331 Main St., Nashua, NH 03060 (603) 886-9210
    Free with most insurance, No appointment necessary.
  • Walgreen’s Pharmacy, 283 Main St., Nashua, NH 03060 (603) 889-6124
    No appointment needed, Free with most insurance.
  • Convenient MD, 565 Amherst Street, Nashua, NH 03063
    No appointment necessary, Free flu shots. 8am-8pm, 7 days a week

How to further reduce your risk:

In addition to getting a seasonal flu vaccine, if you have not already gotten vaccinated, take these everyday preventive actions:

  • Stay away from sick people
  • If you are sick with the flu, stay home from work or school to prevent spreading flu to others.
  • Wash hands with soap and water for 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer frequently.

Flu Symptoms:

The flu usually comes on very suddenly. People who have the flu have some or all of these symptoms:

  • Fever or feeling feverish /chills
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue (tiredness)
  • Vomiting/diarrhea

Seek medical attention if you feel you have the flu, and seek emergency medical attention if you have any of these symptoms below:

Emergency warning signs of flu sickness:

  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Pain or pressure in the chest or abdomen
  • Sudden dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Severe or persistent vomiting
  • Flu-like symptoms that improve, but then return with fever and worse cough