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Where to Get a Flu Shot in Winchester

State health officials are asking people to get flu shots.

Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Photo credit: Patch file photo.

Public health officials are warning that the flu is now widespread in Massachusetts, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report.

The Bay State joins nine other states that the CDC lists as being widespread, according to the Associated Press.

State health officials are suggesting people get flu shots to protect against the flu. The flu vaccine this year defends against the swine flu, also called H1N1, reported Massachusetts Health and Human Services. 

Find out more information about the flu from the Massachusetts Health and Human Services.

According to the Town website, The Board of Health has free vaccines by appointment. Also, several pharmacies have the vaccine as well. Here is a list of where to get the shots and the nasal spray.

Here are a few other places to go:

1. The CVS/pharmacy
at 539 Main Street. Call ahead: 781-721-5163  
Hours: M:08:00 AM - 10:00 PM; T:08:00 AM - 10:00 PM; W: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM; Th:08:00 AM - 10:00 PM; F:08:00 AM - 10:00 PM; Sa:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM; Su:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
2. The Winchester Pharmacy at 568 Main Street. Call ahead: 781-570-2320   

3. Walgreens at 225 Main St., Stoneham. Call ahead: 781-438-9238 

Hours: M-F 8:00 (AM)-10:00 (PM) Sat 8:00 (AM)-10:00 (PM) Sun 8:00 (AM)-10:00 (PM)

4. The CVS/pharmacy at 107 Main Street Suite 8300, Stoneham. Call ahead: 781-438-3170 

Hours: M:08:00 AM - 10:00 PM; T:08:00 AM - 10:00 PM; W: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM; Th:08:00 AM - 10:00 PM; F:08:00 AM - 10:00 PM; Sa:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM; Su:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM    

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