Airport Clinics Bring Flu Shots to Travelers

Convenience makes it an easy option.


Where fliers can go for a shot at avoiding the flu

Here's a list of airports offering flu shots this season. In some cases, the shots are available at a nearby clinic. It's best to call ahead to ensure availability.

Airport Location Cost Hours Contact

Chicago O'Hare University of Illinois Medical Center at O'Hare Terminal 2, post-security; flu shot kiosks: two in Terminal 1 and one each in Terminals 2 and 3. $35 Clinic hours: Mon.-Fri.: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sat., Sun., holidays: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; kiosk hours: Sun.-Fri.; hours vary 773-894-5100

Denver Denver Health Medical Center at Main Terminal, Level 6 $18, cash only 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily 303-317-0607 San Francisco SFO Medical Clinic: Terminal 2, Arrivals/Baggage Claim level $25 Mon.-Fri.: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Wed., until 7 p.m.); Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 650-821-5601

Las Vegas First Aid and Travel Vaccination Clinic: Terminal 1, 2nd floor, pre-security $30 Sun.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 702-261-5620

Boston Logan On airport grounds. 1 Harborside Drive (Take Massport Bus #66 to Logan Office Center) Call for price and availability Mon.- Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 617-568-6500;

Honolulu The Medical Corner: 300 Rogers Blvd. (Ewa Access Road) $25 Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sat.: 8 a.m. to noon 808-836-3900

New York JFK Kennedy Medical Offices: Cargo Area C, Building 198 $20 Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sat.-Sun: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. 718-656-5344;

Vancouver Vancouver Airport Medical Clinic: Domestic Terminal Building, Level 1. Pre-security U.S. residents: $35 (Canadian) from nurse, $40 (Canadian) from doctor Mon.-Fri.: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 604-207-6900 yvr.ca/guide/todo/health_centre.asp

Atlanta Third-floor atrium, next to USO $20 Mon.-Fri.: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. 404-616-6000

Los Angeles Centinela Hospital Airport Medical Clinic: 9601 South Sepulveda Blvd. By the entrance to LAX/300 yards across the Terminal 1 parking lot. $25 24 hours a day 310-215-6020 Lawa.org/lax/medical.cfm

Source: Research by Harriet Baskas for USA TODAY

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