Archive for Monday, October 12, 2009

Drive-through clinic being offered until 1 p.m. today at Tonganoxie Middle School

Deborah Whitney, of St. John’s Hospital, gives Cathy Adams, Leavenworth, a flu vaccination during an October 2008 drive-thru flu shot clinic in Leavenworth. Leavenworth County Health Department coordinator Karen Savage talks about the importance of the flu vaccination.

Deborah Whitney, of St. John’s Hospital, gives Cathy Adams, Leavenworth, a flu vaccination during an October 2008 drive-thru flu shot clinic in Leavenworth. Leavenworth County Health Department coordinator Karen Savage talks about the importance of the flu vaccination.

October 12, 2009

To help aid in the transmission of seasonal flu vaccines, the Leavenworth County Health Department is sponsoring a drive-through flu clinic to distribute the vaccine today until 1 p.m. at Tonganoxie Middle School, 824 Washington St.

Quantities will be limited.

The cost for the seasonal vaccine at the clinics is $20. The health department will accept cash, check, Medicare B, Medicaid and Healthwave. Vaccines are recommended for anyone 6 months and older. Children between the ages of 6 months and 3 years will require a note from a doctor.

Health officials ask that people wear appropriate clothing for receiving a flu shot in their upper arm.

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