Flu Shots for Central Minnesota

Get your 2018/2019 flu shot at an Essentia Health location near you.

The flu vaccine is approved for use in people older than 6 months, including healthy people and people with chronic medical conditions. Options for flu vaccination include flu shots and a high dose flu shot option for those 65 and over.

Essentia Health clinics are offering 10-minute appointments at all locations, including Baxter, Brainerd, Crosslake, Emily, Hackensack, Pequot Lakes, Pierz, Pillager, and Pine River. Call 218-828-7100 to schedule an appointment at the clinic nearest you. We're also offering walk-in flu clinics in October at the following clinics:

Central Minnesota Walk-in Flu Shot Times & Locations

Baxter

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Baxter Clinic
Wednesdays October 3 - 31: 8:30 am - 4 pm
Saturday October 13 & 27: 9 am - 1 pm

Brainerd

Crosslake

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Crosslake Clinic
Wednesdays October 3 - 31
8:30 am - 4 pm

Emily

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Emily Clinic
Wednesdays October 3 - 31
8:30 am - 4 pm

Hackensack

Essentia Health-Hackensack Clinic
Tuesdays October 2 - 30
8:30 am - 4 pm

Pequot Lakes

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Pequot Lakes Clinic
Thursdays October 4 - 25
8:30 am - 4 pm

Pierz

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Pierz Clinic
Tuesdays October 2 - 30
8:30 am - 4 pm

Pillager

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Pillager Clinic
Tuesdays October 2 - 30
8:30 am - 4 pm

Pine River

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Pine River Clinic
Tuesdays October 2 - 30
8:30 am - 4 pm

Other Essentia Health Flu Shot Locations

Flu Shot Tips

  • Wear short-sleeved or sleeveless clothing.
  • The cost of flu vaccination is covered by Medicare Part B, Medicaid, and by most private insurance companies.