Flu season in Georgia: Where to get a flu shot in Gwinnett County

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Flu season in Georgia: Where to get a flu shot in Gwinnett County

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The flu season is heading to Georgia and it'll be here all winter. Here's everything you need to know about the flu season in Georgia. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

It's flu season in Georgia — and Gwinnett County isn't immune.

Flu seasons runs from October to May around these parts, and getting a flu shot is the first step to avoiding it. But where to get one?

The map at the bottom of this page — used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and made using data from HealthMap, a team of researchers, epidemiologists and software developers at Boston Children's Hospital — will help you find the most convenient Gwinnett facility to take the plunge.

None of those seem right for you? The Gwinnett County Health Department also offers flu vaccines at its locations around the county and accepts Medicaid, Medicare and insurance. No appointment is necessary. 

Health department locations are as follows:

Buford Health Center

2755 Sawnee Ave.

Buford, GA 30518

770-614-2401

Lawrenceville Health Center

455 Grayson Highway, Suite 300

Lawrenceville, GA 30046

770-339-4283

Lilburn WIC Clinic

5342 Lawrenceville Highway

Lilburn, GA 30047

678-924-1546

Norcross Health Center

5030 Georgia Belle Court

Norcross, GA 30093

770-638-5700

Most cases of influenza occur in February, according to data compiled by the CDC. The second and third most common months are December and March.