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 next data update is scheduled for Friday, February 18, 2022.
Data Summary for the 2021-22 Flu Season

Flu Vaccine Doses Distributed

  • 173.3 million doses of flu vaccine have been distributed in the United States as of January 7, 2022.
  • Additional information on supply for this and previous seasons are available.

Flu Vaccination Coverage

Flu vaccination coverage for children 6 months to 17 years:

  • 2.8 percentage points lower for all children this season as of week ending January 8, 2022 compared with last season week ending January 9, 2021 (50.3% compared to 53.1%)
    • 5.2 percentage points lower for non-Hispanic White children this season compared with last season (51.4% compared to 56.6%)
  • Coverage this season as of January 8, 2022 is 11.3 percentage points lower for non-Hispanic Black children compared with non-Hispanic White children (40.1% compared to 51.4%)
  • Coverage among states and DC as of January 8, 2022 ranges from 28.0% to 72.1%; national coverage is 50.3%
    • Coverage for most jurisdictions this season as of January 8, 2022 is similar to the same time last season (January 9, 2021); for some jurisdictions, coverage is lower than last season.

Flu vaccination coverage for pregnant persons 18 to 49 years:

  • 11.3 percentage points lower this season as of December 2021 compared with last season at the end of December 2020 (50.0% compared to 61.3%)
  • Coverage this season as of December 2021 is 22.7% percentage points lower for non-Hispanic Black pregnant persons than non-Hispanic White pregnant persons (28.2% compared to 50.9%)

Flu vaccination coverage for pregnant persons 18 to 49 years is lower for all race/ethnicity groups as of the end of December 2021 compared with the end of December 2020:

  • 8.1 percentage points lower for non-Hispanic Black pregnant persons (28.2% compared to 36.3%)
  • 11.3 percentage points lower for non-Hispanic White pregnant persons (50.9% compared to 62.2%)
  • 12.8 percentage points lower for Hispanic/Latino pregnant persons (48.7% compared to 61.5%)
  • 10.6 percentage points lower for non-Hispanic Other race/ethnicity pregnant persons (49.2% compared to 59.8%)
  • 11.5 percentage points lower for non-Hispanic Asian pregnant persons (66.6% compared to 78.1%)

Flu vaccination coverage estimates among adults 18 and older based on CDC-sponsored survey (National Immunization Survey Adult COVID Module; data collected November 28 – December 31, 2021):

  • Coverage among states and DC, as of mid-December for all adults ranges from 29.6% to 54.8%; national coverage, including DC, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands, is 40.0%
    • Compared with coverage for White, non-Hispanic adults (45.6%), coverage is:
      • 16 percentage points lower for Black, non-Hispanic adults
      • 16 percentage points lower for Hispanic adults
      • 17 percentage points lower for Other/Multiple Races, non-Hispanic adults
      • 14 percentage points lower for American Indian/Alaskan Native, non-Hispanic adults
    • Coverage is 29.0% for adults 18-49 years, 43.4% for adults 50-64 years, and 65.0% for adults 65 years and older

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

  • 37.3% as of October 30, 2021 compared with 49.1% at the same time in 2020 and 42.4% in 2019.
    • The October 30, 2021 estimate represents the minimum coverage as some claims data are still being processed.
  • As of October 30, 2021, an estimated 20.9% of Hispanic persons, 24.8% of Black, non-Hispanic persons, and 38.6% 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 38.4 million flu vaccinations were administered in pharmacies as of week ending January 1, 2022
  • An estimated 47.0 million flu vaccinations were administered in pharmacies as of the week ending January 2, 2021, 2020

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

  • An estimated 27.6 million flu vaccinations administered in physician medical offices as of week ending January 1, 2022
  • An estimated 31.0 million flu vaccinations were administered in physician medical offices during the same time in 2020 as of the week ending January 2, 2021