Rite Aid offering H1N1 vaccine in 30 states

CAMP HILL, Pa. Rite Aid now is offering H1N1 flu shots by its certified immunizing pharmacists at 1,257 Rite Aid stores in 30 states and the District of Columbia, the Pennsylvania-based drug retailer announced last week.

Rite Aid pharmacists can counsel customers and answer questions about both the H1N1 flu and the regular seasonal flu. Many Rite Aid stores still have supplies of the regular seasonal flu vaccine, the retailer stated.

Customers can go to www.riteaid.com/H1N1 to find the most convenient Rite Aid store offering the H1N1 flu shots. The shots cost $15.

Rite Aid's regular seasonal flu shots, where available, cost $30, and pneumococcal shots for pneumonia cost $45. Many insurance plans cover the cost of the shots. Most customers with Medicare will have no co-pay.