October 8, 2020 By iwano@_84 Off

Ramona Rite Aid Offering Flu Shots

RAMONA, CA — Rite Aid now offers flu shots and has opened additional, no-charge COVID-19 drive-thru testing at pharmacies across the state, including in San Diego County.

This year isn’t like most in the past and health officials are encouraging people to get a flu shot.

“Getting a flu shot early is more important than ever this year to maintain a healthy immune system as the COVID-19 pandemic and flu season converge,” the company said.

Flu shots are available at all California locations. These are the Rite Aid locations in San Diego County:

  • Alpine: 1665 Alpine Blvd.

  • Bonita: 4348 Bonita Road

  • Carlsbad: 955 Tamarack Ave.

  • Carlsbad: 7100 Avenida Encinas

  • Chula Vista: 507 Telegraph Canyon Road

  • Chula Vista: 740 Otay Lakes Road

  • Chula Vista: 2230 Otay Lakes Road

  • Coronado: 836 Orange Ave.

  • El Cajon: 1135 Avocado Blvd.

  • El Cajon: 2516 Jamacha Road

  • Encinitas: 439 Santa Fe Drive

  • Encinitas: 4455 Manchester Ave.

  • Escondido: 1825 South Centre City Parkway

  • Fallbrook: 1331 South Mission Road

  • Lakeside: 9532 Winter Gardens Blvd.

  • Lemon Grove: 7224 Broadway

  • Oceanside: 1201 South Coast Highway

  • Oceanside: 3813 Plaza Drive

  • Ramona: 1670 Main St.

  • San Diego: 535 Robinson Ave.

  • San Diego: 1411 Kettner Blvd.

  • San Diego: 1670 Garnet Ave.

  • San Diego: 1735 Euclid Ave.

  • San Diego: 1854 Coronado Ave.

  • San Diego: 3081-B Clairemont Drive

  • San Diego: 3515 Del Mar Heights Road

  • San Diego: 3650 Adams Ave.

  • San Diego: 4077 Governor Drive

  • San Diego: 4840 Niagara Ave.

  • San Diego: 5270 Balboa Ave.

  • San Diego: 6405 El Cajon Blvd.

  • San Diego: 6505 Mission Gorge Road

  • San Diego: 6939 Linda Vista Road

  • San Diego: 8694 Lake Murray Blvd.

  • San Diego: 8985 Mira Mesa Blvd.

  • San Diego: 10631 Tierrasanta Blvd.

  • San Diego: 11845 Carmel Mountain Road

  • San Diego: 13167 Black Mountain Road

  • San Diego: 13460 Highlands Place

  • Spring Valley: 661 Sweetwater Road

  • Valley Center: 28535 Cole Grade Road

  • Vista: 1363 East Vista Way

Additionally, several new Rite Aid drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites were added in California in September, including in Bakersfield, Brawley, Sacramento, Seal Beach and Victorville. These are the locations that offer testing in the San Diego region:

  • Alpine: 1665 Alpine Blvd.

  • Fallbrook: 1331 South Mission Road

  • Lemon Grove: 7224 Broadway

  • Oceanside: 1201 South Coast Highway

  • Valley Center: 28535 Cole Grade Road

Pharmacists will oversee coronavirus testing and offer simple self-swab nasal tests from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

All adults 18 years old or older, even if they are not exhibiting virus symptoms, are eligible for testing and need to pre-register at riteaid.com.

Through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rite Aid opened 39 new locations across California, Oregon, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Virginia, and now operates a total of 303 testing sites across 15 states.

Learn more and schedule a COVID-19 test at a Rite Aid testing site.

This article originally appeared on the Ramona Patch

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