Uber delivers free flu shots in Houston

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Uber delivers food and sometimes even puppies.

They delivered free flu shots in Houston.

The ride-share service sends a registered nurse to administer the flu shot.

Users could order the shot by requesting the "health" option on the Uber app.

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Up to one care pack and five flu shots are allowed per request.

If you are not in the Uber delivery radius, but are still interested in getting a flu shot, use VaccineFinder to find the nearest provider.

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In addition to Houston, the service was available in the following locations:

- Chicago

- Philadelphia

- Baltimore

- Washington, D.C.

- Syracuse, N.Y.

- Albany, N.Y.

- Rhode Island

- Boston

- Connecticut

- Portland, Maine

- Delaware

- New Hampshire

- Tallahassee, Fla.

- Jacksonville, Fla.

- Birmingham, Ala.

- Columbus

For more information on Uber flu shots, click or tap here.