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Fall flu vaccine clinics underway

Posted: September 21, 2013 - 11:01pm
Agnes Lewandowski, of Evans, gets a flu shot from nurse Cindy Lynch. The Columbia County Health Department has begun its fall flu shot clinics.  File photo by Jim Blaylock
File photo by Jim Blaylock
Agnes Lewandowski, of Evans, gets a flu shot from nurse Cindy Lynch. The Columbia County Health Department has begun its fall flu shot clinics.

The Columbia County Health Department started its annual fall Community Flu Shot Clinics on Wednesday.

The clinics run through the end of October and are open to the community.

Vaccines will be available for children as young as six months through seniors.

“We recommend that everyone over six months get a flu vaccine,” health department Nurse Manager Linda Graves said.

The cost of the vaccine is $25 for the injectable vaccine, $35 for the flu mist, which is only for those ages 2-59) and $45 for the high-dose vaccines for seniors 65 and over.

The vaccine is free under state insurance including United Health Care, Cigna, Aetna, Medicare Part B, Medicaid, Peach Care and Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO, POS and HMO).

Only cash and checks will be accepted.

COMMUNITY FLU SHOT CLINICS

Tuesday (9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) – Walmart, 4669 Washington Road in Evans

Wednesday (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) – Walmart, 260 Bobby Jones Expressway in Martinez

Wednesday (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) – Walmart, 5010 Steiner Way in Grovetown

Thursday (9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) – Walmart in Grovetown

Oct. 2 – Walmart Village Market, 3851 Evans to Locks Road in Martinez

Oct. 4 (9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) – Walmart in Grovetown

Oct. 4 (9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) – Walmart in Martinez

Oct. 5 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) – Walmart Village Market

Oct. 8 (10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.) – Walmart Village Market

Oct. 8 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) – Walmart in Grovetown

Oct. 10 (9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ) – Walmart in Grovetown

Oct. 10 (2-7 p.m.) – Walmart in Evans

Oct. 16 (1-7 p.m.) – Walmart in Grovetown

Oct. 17 (9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) – Walmart in Grovetown

Oct. 19 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) – Columbia County Emergency Management Agency office, 650-B Ronald Reagan Drive in Evans

Oct. 26 (10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) – Grovetown High School, 2010 Warrior Way in Grovetown

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