With cold and flu season on the horizon along with rising Covid rates, health experts are urging Americans to begin protecting themselves with flu vaccinations. Here’s a roundup of retailers who’ll reward you for getting your flu shot.
Albertson’s and Safeway
The biggest reward deal is from Albertson’s and Safeway grocery stores. Members of the stores’ loyalty program can get their flu shot through Dec. 31 and receive 10% off a store purchase of up to $200. A $40 minimum grocery purchase is required.
The offer is not available in Arkansas or to New Jersey residents younger than 60. In addition, New York residents can only qualify for the reward if they get the COVID-19 vaccine.
CVS ExtraCare cardholders who get a flu shot at CVS Pharmacy will get a coupon good for $5 off a $20 purchase. The offer is good while supplies last or until Dec. 31. Most insurance plans cover the cost of the vaccine.
This deal is available until Dec. 31, while supplies last. The offer is not available in Arkansas, New Jersey or New York; at MinuteClinic locations in Arkansas, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island; or at CVS pharmacies located in Target or Schnucks stores. Read about other restrictions on the CVS site.
Advantage Card holders can get $5 in rewards for getting their flu shot at a Giant Eagle pharmacy. The offer also is available on other vaccines. (The flu shot is not available for minors in West Virginia.
Sam’s Club is offering a $5 in-club shopping credit for members vaccinated at a Sam’s Club pharmacy between Aug. 30 and Sept. 24.
Flu shots at Sam’s Clubs are $0 copay with most insurance. Vaccines are available during regular pharmacy hours with no appointment needed, however, members can schedule a flu shot by visiting samsclub.com/pharmacy. Vaccines are available to patients ages 3 years and up.
Walgreens is offering a $10 Walgreens Cash reward during the month of September to myWalgreens members who receive any vaccination at a Walgreens location. Appointments are highly encouraged. To schedule an appointment for a flu shot or any vaccine at Walgreens, visit Walgreens.com/ScheduleVaccine or download the Walgreens app. You’ll have the option to schedule additional vaccines in the same visit, making it easy and convenient to stay up to date on all recommended vaccines, such as COVID-19, shingles, pneumonia, whooping cough, meningitis, measles, tetanus, typhoid, polio and others.
This offer is not valid in Arkansas, New Jersey and New York. Due to state and federal laws, Walgreens Cash rewards cannot be earned or redeemed on some items. Minors below the age of 16 are not eligible for the Walgreens Cash reward; however, parents or guardians of eligible children below the age of 16 who get the vaccine will also be eligible to redeem Walgreen Cash rewards on behalf of their minor children if they are myWalgreens members.
You can get $20 in free groceries by getting $10 for your flu shot and $10 for any other vaccine scheduled on the same day.