Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Flu Vaccinations at Winn-Dixie Pharmacies



Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: WINN), today announced that flu vaccinations are now available in all Winn-Dixie in-store pharmacies to help prepare guests for the upcoming flu season. Guests will receive the flu vaccine for the discounted rate of $24.99 when purchased using their Winn-Dixie Customer Reward Card.

Guests can secure a flu shot in any Winn-Dixie in-store pharmacy on a “walk-in” basis or can schedule an appointment online at

Winn-Dixie pharmacies will offer a regular flu shot approved for people ages 6 months and older and a high-dose flu shot approved for people 65 and older. Certain age restrictions may apply in some states regarding pharmacist administration of vaccinations. Guests are encouraged to see their neighborhood Winn-Dixie pharmacist for details.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the best method of protection against the flu is vaccination and it is recommended that all people age six months and older receive a flu vaccination every year. In addition, Winn-Dixie pharmacists recommend washing your hands frequently; wiping down telephones, remote controls, and door knobs with disinfectant; and keeping tissues handy to stop the spread of viruses.

Winn-Dixie offers guests a wealth of health benefits and services including daily free blood pressure checks, fast and easy prescription refills and/or transfers, convenient refills through the Ready Refill program, low-cost health screenings such as cholesterol or diabetes, and female and male wellness screenings. For information about the Winn-Dixie pharmacy or to schedule a specific appointment time with a certified Winn-Dixie pharmacist this year, guest can visit

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