Flu Vaccine Coverage
The WTC Health Program encourages all members to receive the flu vaccine. Each year, research indicates which types of flu (known as strains) will be most common during the upcoming flu season and a vaccine is developed to protect against those strains.
To learn more about the flu and how to prevent it, visit www.cdc.gov/flu.
All flu vaccines are covered at no out-of-pocket cost by the WTC Health Program for certified members at in-network pharmacies. You do not need a prescription. Simply use your WTC Health Program Express Scripts pharmacy card at any in-network pharmacy. Members who are not certified should speak to their primary care physician and use their primary health insurance to receive the flu vaccine. For Survivor Members, coordination of benefits (COB) requirements will apply so ensure the pharmacy has your primary insurance information.
Why you should get a flu vaccine
The flu vaccine will protect you from this year’s flu strains. This will help you stay out of hospitals and doctor offices for flu during the COVID-19 pandemic.
First consider whether you should get the flu vaccine. The flu vaccine is sometimes not recommended for those with specific health conditions or those receiving certain types of treatment. If you are unsure, talk with your primary care physician or Program doctor or clinician.