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
Lawrenceville Health Center
455 Grayson Highway, Suite 300
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Lilburn WIC Clinic
5342 Lawrenceville Highway
Lilburn, GA 30047
Norcross Health Center
5030 Georgia Belle Court
Norcross, GA 30093
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.