Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness sometimes resulting in hospitalization or death. Some people, such as older adults, young children and people with certain health conditions, may be at high risk for complications. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year.
Flu shots are available at drop in clinics or by appointment. Call 970-879-1632 in Steamboat Springs or 970-824-8233 in Craig (same day appointments often are available). Costs vary. Please bring your Medicare, Medicaid, CHP+ or other insurance card to your appointment. If you do not have your insurance card, full payment will be required. Low cost options are available to individuals who don't have insurance.