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Flu Shot Season Continues in Bethesda, Chevy Chase

The number of recorded flu cases in Maryland this winter is ticking upward, and shots are still available.

The number of recorded flu cases in Maryland this winter is ticking upward, and shots are still available.

The number of flu cases currently is not nearly as high as it was at this time last year—when flu cases were registering well into the "intense" category, according to Google.org's Flu Trends website. Currently, the number of recorded cases is in the "moderate" range. But, as some past years have shown, the peak of flu season often happens in February.

So, it's not too late to get a flu shot, if you haven't gotten one already. Here are some places to get a flu shot in the Bethesda-Chevy Chase area, according to HealthMap Vaccine Finder:
  • CVS: 6700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda (866-389-2727). Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
  • CVS: 7809 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda (866-389-2727). Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
  • Safeway Pharmacy, 7625 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda (301-907-3330). Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Giant Pharmacy, 7142 Arlington Rd., Bethesda (301-492-5161). Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Find more places to get flu shots in this vaccine finder.

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