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Health department to offer free flu vaccines

Oct. 07, 2013 @ 11:46 PM

HUNTINGTON — The Cabell-Huntington Health Department is offering free flu vaccine shots at clinics scheduled this month throughout Cabell County.

Everyone age 6 months and older who lives, works or volunteers in Cabell County is encouraged to get the vaccine. The vaccine is plentiful this year, as there is no reported shortage, the department says.

Here’s a rundown of the locations and times free flu shots will be offered:

Milton Library, 1140 Smith Street: 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10.

Gallaher Library, 368 Norway Ave., 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10.

Cabell County Public Library, 456 9th St., 9 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Guyandotte Library, 203 Richmond St., 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Barboursville Library, 728 Main St., 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23.

Salt Rock Library, 5575 Madison Creek Road, 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24.

West Huntington Library, 901 14th St. West, 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24.

Department of Motor Vehicles, 801 Madison Ave., 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29.

Cabell County Courthouse, 750 5th Ave., 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29.

Green Bottom Community Center, 6951 Ohio River Road, 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30.

Barboursville Senior Center, 721 Central Ave., 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 31.

Cabell-Huntington Health Department, 703 7th Ave. Free clinics go on there from 8 to 11 a.m. and from 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays each week.

No appointment is necessary to receive a flu vaccine, but those enrolled in Medicare are asked to bring their Medicare card to the clinic.

Anyone with Internet access can register in advance at www.cabellhealth.org.

For information about future clinics, call the flu information hotline at 304-526-3397.



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