A new online survey of Kmart shoppers, conducted on behalf of Kmart Pharmacy by the company’s Member Feedback and Insights team, found that more than a third of shoppers choose not to get a flu shot, and almost a quarter state that price plays a significant role when deciding if they should get vaccinated. Kmart offers $0 flu shots with most insurance plans, making it easy to arm you and your family against the seasonal flu. $0 flu shots are available in stores now at all Kmart Pharmacy locations. No appointment is needed to get vaccinated.
“We want our members and their families to have every opportunity to take care of their health, and the best protection against the flu is an annual flu shot,” said Phil Keough, president, Kmart Pharmacy. “We are proud that Kmart is a top destination for convenient access to not only the flu shot, but all vaccines, which are covered on most insurance plans. Our experienced pharmacists make a difference to our shoppers, listening to their needs, sharing expert advice and providing attentive patient care.”
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone who is eligible get a flu shot. With the CDC no longer recommending the popular, needle-free FluMist vaccine, Kmart Pharmacy makes it easier than ever to get the whole family vaccinated, quickly and hassle-free by offering no cost flu shots including Trivalent and Quadravalent [high-dose] vaccines.
For those thinking it is better to get the flu than the flu vaccine, they should think otherwise. The flu can be a serious disease and Kmart Pharmacy is setting the record straight about the facts and myths related to flu:
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Shoppers are also encouraged to join Kmart Pharmacy’s Shop Your Way Pharmacy Rewards Program. Members receive $10 back in points1 (valid for 14 days) for every five qualifying prescriptions filled – including pet prescriptions and immunizations – in a rolling 12-month period. Pharmacy Rewards members receive points for each flu shot purchased. Current and new Shop Your Way members must enroll for the program at any Kmart Pharmacy or online at KmartPharmacy.com/rewards.