Before rolling up her sleeve for a flu shot this season, a reader asked for my help in shopping around for the best price.
"I don't have health insurance coverage, so must pay out of pocket," Cat from Raleigh wrote in a recent email. "I'm sure there are many others in the same boat."
After doing a little checking, I was surprised at the range in prices -- from a high of $31.99 to a low of $15. That price dipped even lower to $10 at Kroger, with a digital coupon available through Saturday only.
Even for those who get their shots free with insurance coverage, it still pays to shop around for the best flu-shot promotions because some of them are far more generous than others.
Here's a sampling of flu shot prices and promotions: