Archive for Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Community flu shots

October 8, 2008

The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will providing flu shots to the community from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Oct. 20 at Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.

Getting the annual vaccination is the most effective way to avoid getting the flu. The department recommends not waiting until the flu is here, but getting immunized as soon as possible

The flu shot is $20 for children ages 6 months to 35 months, and

$25 for those 3 years old and older. Clients eligible for Medicare Part B, HealthWave, Medicaid and Blue Cross/Blue Shield can receive the flu shot at no charge if they bring their card to a clinic.

The Health Department beginning Nov. 3 will offer flu shots on a walk-in basis at 200 Maine Street, Suite B in Lawrence. For clinic hours, visit the Web site ldchealth.org and click on general information or call

785-843-0721.

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