Flu vaccines are available for current South Shore Medical Center patients at our locations in Norwell, Kingston, and Quincy. Drive-thru flu vaccines are available in Norwell and Kingston.
Appointments are required for all flu vaccines at South Shore Medical Center. Walk-in flu vaccines are not available.
To schedule an appointment, please log in to your South Shore MyChart account. Due to high call volume, we strongly encourage patients to use MyChart to schedule their flu vaccines.
If you don’t have a MyChart account, please register for an account.
If MyChart is not an option for you, please call the Flu Line at 781-261-4756 to schedule your appointment.
Drive-Thru Flu Vaccines
In order to limit the number of patients in our facilities, drive-thru flu vaccines are the preferred method of distribution this flu season. Exceptions will be made in certain circumstances.
Upon arrival, please follow the signs for the drive-thru site. In order to receive your vaccine as safely and efficiently as possible, please keep in mind the following:
- Maximum of 4 passengers per vehicle.
- All patients must be accessible via a window. Please do not use the center seat or third row of your vehicle.
- All passengers over the age of 2 years old in the vehicle must be wearing masks.
- Please wear short sleeves to allow for easier access to the injection site.
- Children under the age of 2 years old should be wearing diapers/onesies or shorts.
- Please leave your pets at home.
Flu Vaccinations at South Shore Medical Center, Quincy
All South Shore Medical Center patients can schedule an in-office flu vaccination at Quincy Center practice. Appointments are available Mondays (including early morning and evenings) and most Saturdays from 9AM-12PM. Please book your appointment on South Shore MyChart, or by calling 781-261-4756. Quincy patients may also book appointments at our drive-thru sites in Norwell and Kingston.
In-Clinic Flu Vaccines
In-clinic vaccines can be scheduled for patients who are receiving their first-ever flu vaccine, patients with egg allergies, patients with a history of fainting or reactions to flu vaccine, and patients with a history of difficulty receiving injections.
To schedule an in-clinic flu vaccine, please call 781-261-4756.
Pediatric Booster Shots
Booster shots are recommended for pediatric patients aged 6 months to 8 years who are receiving the vaccine for the first time, or for patients who have previously only received one dose of the vaccine.
Booster shots must be scheduled at least 30 days from the initial vaccine.