Have you had your annual flu shot? The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends one for most people age 6 months of age and older. Scroll down to see a list of UCSF Health Primary Care flu shot clinic dates, hours, walk-in times and where to call for an appointment.

Flu Vaccine Basics

The vaccine is especially important for people at higher risk of complications from the flu, including:

  • Pregnant women
  • People who have certain medical conditions, including asthma, diabetes and chronic lung disease
  • People who live with or provide care to infants
  • Adults age 65 and older
  • Children age 5 and younger

Some people should not receive a flu shot without first speaking with their health care provider. This includes people who:

  • Have had a bad reaction to the flu shot in the past
  • Are allergic to chicken eggs
  • Have a fever on the day they're scheduled for a flu shot

Discover more facts about the flu, from symptoms to treatment and complications to watch for.