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Health Department Holds Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic




The Fulton County Health Department, in conjunction with county rescue crews and other first responders, will hold a drive-thru flu shot clinic, Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Health Department office parking lot.

The event serves as a practice exercise for mass inoculations that could be required if a flu pandemic strikes.

Health Department officials “strongly encourage” persons over age 65 to use the drivethru clinic. Also welcome are those under 65 who have diffi culty walking or standing in lines, or children who require a wheelchair.

Health Department officials said, “We need to practice this method of vaccine delivery, so your participation is needed!”

The Health Department will host a second major clinic for all adults on Thursday, Oct. 9, from 8 am to 6 pm. at the Health Department offices.

Other clinics will be held throughout the county.

There is no shortage of flu vaccine this year.


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