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Aurora Pharmacy provides seasonal flu shots

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Milwaukee, Wis. – Seasonal flu shots are now available at select Aurora Pharmacy sites.

“We are pleased to offer pharmacy services that include seasonal flu vaccinations,” said John Gates, RPh, director of retail pharmacies for Aurora. “It’s another convenience we can offer our patients to preserve their health and to save time.”

Cost for a seasonal flu vaccination is $30 when paying by cash or credit card, and pneumonia shots are $45. For those on Medicare, Medicare Part B Plans are accepted.

Aurora Health Care has a single flu Web site that provides background information about the seasonal flu and H1N1 flu as well as where you can find flu immunizations throughout Aurora. Just log on to www.Aurora.org/flu to find an Aurora Pharmacy, doctor’s office, Aurora QuickCare or Aurora Visiting Nurse Association Shoo the Flu clinic near you. H1N1 vaccine is not expected to be available until mid-October.

In addition to seasonal flu immunizations, Aurora Pharmacy offers:

  • Home delivery from all pharmacies.
  • Prescription Savings Club. For an $11.95 annual fee, save on more than 300 generic prescription drugs. Ask your pharmacist for details.
  • Convenient prescription refills. Customers can order refills by phone or online via a secure Aurora Health Care site.
  • Patient consultations. Aurora pharmacists provide one-on-one consultations and are always available to answer questions.
  • Safety and accuracy. Pharmacists check and recheck every prescription.
  • Value-based services. Pharmacists always check for and dispense comparable generic medications (when allowed by your doctor) and offer Aurora Freedom 55+ members’ discounts.
  • Convenience. Aurora Pharmacy accepts over 300 insurance plans and offers mail or home delivery. Now accepting Medicare assignment.

Aurora Pharmacy is part of Aurora Health Care, a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a nationally recognized leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers services in 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

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Contact: Sue Pierman
Phone: 414-647-6432

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