Free Flu Vaccination Locations in the Lehigh Valley


The flu is a contagious disease caused by a virus that spreads from one person to another by the shaking of hands, and from the spray from coughs and sneezes that lingers in the air for hours.  The flu is most common in winter months because of the dry air and how quickly it can spread through the body’s respiratory tract.  Symptoms start to appear from 1-4 days after contact, and can last from 4 to 10 days depending on the treatment you seek.

There are many places in the Lehigh Valley where you can get your flu shot to help prevent the contraction of influenza.  Who should get a flu shot?  Everyone over the age of 6 months up through the elderly.

The Allentown Health Bureau will be be giving free flu vaccinations (both injections and nasal mist) at the following locations in the Lehigh Valley:

The Lehigh Valley Health Network
November 6, 9 am-3 pm, Dorney Park, 3830 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall Twp
November 7, 9 am-3 pm, Coca-Cola Park, 1050 Iron Pigs Way, Allentown

People are asked to bring a non-perishable food item which will be donated to area food banks.  Also, Dorney Park is trying break the Guinness World Record for the most vaccinations within a 24 hour period!  Read the full article to find out the current record!

East Side Youth Center
November 5, 8:30-11am, 1140 E Clair St, Allentown

Allentown Health Bureau
November 8, 9-11 am
November 17, 1-3 pm
November 23, 4-6 pm

245 N 6th St, Allentown

Lehigh County Government Center
November 19, 10 am-1 pm, 17 S Seventh St, Allentown

Fearless Fire Company
November 22, 4-7 pm, 1221 S Front St, Allentown

St. Francis of Assisi Church
December 1, 9 am – 12 noon, 1046 W Cedar St, Allentown

The public is asked not to call the flu shot locations, but to call the Allentown Health Bureau at 610-437-7660 if you need more information about the free flu vaccination locations.

If you have locations and dates for additional flu vaccination locations, please tell us below!

4 thoughts on “Free Flu Vaccination Locations in the Lehigh Valley

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  2. This message is being posted on behalf of Co-Chairs Terry Burger BSN, MBA, Director of Infection Control and Prevention and Dr. Michael Consuelos, Vice-Chair Dept. of Pediatrics (LVHN):

    We know that we helped to save lives with flu shots and helped to provide food for many hungry people!

    Number of venues … 2 (Dorney & Coca Cola Park)
    Number of shots given … 10,808
    Pounds of food donated … 8,632 (Second Harvest Food bank)
    659 Volunteers … Priceless
    50 leftover boxed lunches were donated to Allentown Rescue Mission

  3. Hi,
    Would you know of any places that are still giving the flu shot or mist to children where no appointment is needed. Thank you in advance for your time.

    • I’m sorry Kathy, I don’t. I wrote this post in 2010 and have not looked into it for this year. I think you can try places like CVS or Walgreens, although I don’t know if they offer the mist.

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