Retailers Promote Flu Shots

CINCINNATI — As cold-and-flu season approaches, retailers are using coupons and other promotional tools to encourage shoppers to get flu shots.

Among the offers:

Kroger Co. [2] has an offer on its website for a $15 discount on a flu shot.

Safeway [3] shoppers who get a flu shot receive a voucher for 10% off their next grocery purchase.

Read more: SN Whole Health: The Smart Way With Safeway [4]

Harris Teeter [5] offers a $5 voucher for free groceries with the purchase of a flu shot. The offer is valid through the end of the year.

Flu shot prices vary depending on the store and insurance plan, but generally cost about $25 to $30.

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