According to the Centers for Disease Control, Influenza (the flu) is caused by viruses that we can get from other people. The flu can cause mild to severe illness.  Each year in the United States, five to 20 percent of the population gets the flu. Learn more about the different types of flu, symptoms of flu, flu prevention, and much more.

 

Get Vaccinated

Quartz wants you to stay healthy during the flu season. Vaccination is the best available protection against getting the flu. It is important for everyone six months of age and older to get a flu vaccine.


Quartz members six months or older can get a flu vaccine without having to pay a copay. Just show your Quartz member card and no copay will be required.


Where to Get Your Flu Shot

Some pharmacies can give vaccines to members six years of age and older.


To find a pharmacy in your area that provides flu vaccines covered by Quartz, please use the Pharmacy Finder at QuartzBenefits.com/findapharmacy.

  • Under Pharmacy Types, select Eligible to provide flu vaccinations and then click Apply.

Based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control Advisory Council on Immunization Practices, Quartz will not cover the Nasal flu vaccine for commercial plans in the Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 flu season.

Flu Prevention Tips

  1. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze
  2. Wash your hands often with soap and water
  3. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
  4. Try to avoid close contact with sick people
  5. Stay home if you are sick until at least 24 hours after you no longer have a fever

 

For more information about the flu, visit your Personal Wellness Portal.MyChart link



Questions?

Get in touch with Quartz Customer Service by sending a message.MyChart link