With flu deaths mounting daily in the Bay Area, including here in San Mateo County, health officials are saying that it’s not too late to get a flu shot.
Doctors, clinics and urgent care centers should all have vaccines, but call first to check on supplies.
Another alternative is pharmacies. Below is a listing of places in Menlo Park and Atherton offering a flu vaccine.
- 1. Safeway Pharmacy
525 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Hours: Open M-F 9:00am to 9:00pm. Open Sat 9:00am to 7:00pm. Open Sun 10:00am to 6:00pm
- 2. CVS/pharmacy
700 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Hours: M:09:00 AM - 09:00 PM; T:09:00 AM - 09:00 PM; W: 09:00 AM - 09:00 PM; Th:09:00 AM - 09:00 PM; F:09:00 AM - 09:00 PM; Sa:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM; Su:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
- 3. Walgreens
643 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025-4502
Hours: M-F 8:00 (AM)-9:00 (PM) Sat 9:00 (AM)-6:00 (PM) Sun 10:00 (AM)-6:00 (PM)
- 4. Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy
871 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025
- Hours: M-F 9am-9pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 10am-6pm
More locations are listed here.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers the following information:
- Who should get vaccinated
- When to get vaccinated
- Selecting a flu vaccine
- Symptoms, complications and severity
- Treatment if you get the flu
- How flu spreads