Weekly Flu Vaccination Dashboard

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The Weekly Influenza (Flu) Vaccination Dashboard is an exploratory data product designed to share preliminary weekly influenza vaccination data, including coverage estimates, using existing and new data sources. The data will be updated regularly throughout the 2021-22 influenza season as new data become available. Please email to share any feedback.

The summary below and data in related figures represents the final update for the 2021-22 season. The next update (for 2022-23 season) will be in early October 2022.

Data Summary for the 2021-22 Flu Season

Flu Vaccine Doses Distributed

  • 174.7 million doses of flu vaccine have been distributed in the United States as of February 25, 2022 (Last update for this season)
  • Additional information on supply for this and previous seasons are available.

Flu Vaccination Coverage

Flu vaccination coverage for children 6 months to 17 years:

  • 2.0 percentage points lower for all children this season as of week ending April 9, 2022 compared with last season week ending April 10, 2021 (55.3% compared to 57.3%) and 6.9 percentage points lower this season compared with same time week ending April 11, 2020 (‘pre-pandemic’ 2019-20 season)
    • 4.4 percentage points lower for non-Hispanic White children this season compared with last season (55.1% compared to 59.5%)
  • Coverage this season as of April 9, 2022 is 8.1 percentage points lower for non-Hispanic Black children compared with non-Hispanic White children (47.0% compared to 55.1%)
  • Coverage this season as of April 9, 2022 is 5.9 percentage points higher for children in non-Hispanic, Other race/ethnicity groups compared with non-Hispanic White children (61.0% compared to 55.1%)
  • Coverage this season as of April 9, 2022 is 2.9 percentage points higher for Hispanic/Latino children compared with non-Hispanic White children (58.0% compared to 55.1%)
  • Coverage among states and DC as of April 9, 2022 ranges from 32.9% to 79.7%; national coverage is 55.3%
    • Coverage for most jurisdictions this season as of April 9, 2022 is similar to the same time last season (April 10, 2021); coverage for most jurisdictions this season is lower compared with pre-pandemic coverage at the same time (April 11, 2020) during the 2019-20 flu season.

Flu vaccination coverage for pregnant persons 18 to 49 years:

  • 9.5 percentage points lower this season as of March 2022 compared with last season at the end of March 2021 (51.8% compared to 61.3%) and 13.7 percentage points lower this season compared with March 2020
  • Coverage this season as of March 2022 is 21.9% percentage points lower for non-Hispanic Black pregnant persons than non-Hispanic White pregnant persons (30.4% compared to 52.3%)

Flu vaccination coverage for pregnant persons 18 to 49 years is lower for all race/ethnicity groups as of the end of March 2022 compared with the end of March 2021:

  • 6.1 percentage points lower for non-Hispanic Black pregnant persons (30.4% compared to 36.5%)
  • 9.0 percentage points lower for non-Hispanic White pregnant persons (52.3% compared to 61.3%)
  • 11.7 percentage points lower for Hispanic/Latino pregnant persons (51.1% compared to 62.8%)
  • 9.5 percentage points lower for non-Hispanic Other race/ethnicity pregnant persons (50.5% compared to 60.0%)
  • 8.9 percentage points lower for non-Hispanic Asian pregnant persons (68.0% compared to 76.9%)

Flu vaccination coverage estimates among adults 18 and older based on CDC-sponsored survey (National Immunization Survey Adult COVID Module; data collected February 27 – March 26, 2022):

  • Coverage among states and DC, as of mid-March for all adults ranges from 33.1% to 61.9%; national coverage, including DC, and Puerto Rico is 45.4%.
    • Compared with coverage for White, non-Hispanic adults (51.3%), coverage is:
      • 17.4 percentage points lower for Hispanic adults
      • 17.1 percentage points lower for Other/Multiple Races, non-Hispanic adults
      • 16.3 percentage points lower for Black, non-Hispanic adults
      • 13.8 percentage points lower for American Indian/Alaskan Native, non-Hispanic adults
    • Coverage is 34.7% for adults 18-49 years, 50.% for adults 50-64 years, and 67.7% for adults 65 years and older

Flu vaccination coverage among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries aged ≥65 years:

  • 50.3% as of December 25, 2021 compared with 56.5% at the same time in 2020 and 53.5% in 2019.
    • The December 31, 2021 estimate represents the minimum coverage as some claims data are still being processed.
  • As of December 25, 2021, an estimated 30.1% of Hispanic persons, 35.9% of Black, non-Hispanic persons, and 51.8% of White, non-Hispanic persons were vaccinated.

Flu Vaccination Locations

Fewer adults 18 and older have gotten their flu shot at pharmacies this year.

  • An estimated 40.4 million flu vaccinations were administered in pharmacies as of week ending April 2, 2022
  • An estimated 47.7 million flu vaccinations were administered in pharmacies as of the week ending April 3, 2021

Fewer adults 18 and older have gotten their flu shot in physician medical clinics this year.

  • An estimated 30.9 million flu vaccinations administered in physician medical offices as of week ending April 2, 2022
  • An estimated 32.8 million flu vaccinations were administered in physician medical offices during the same time in 2020 as of the week ending April 3, 2021