The La Salle County Well being Division might be internet hosting a excessive dose flu shot clinic Tuesday, Oct. 6.
This clinic might be by appointment solely.
This fall and winter, getting a seasonal flu vaccine might be extra necessary than ever for shielding well being and the well being of these round you, stated the well being division.
The clinic is scheduled from 1:30 p.m. to three:30 p.m. and might be held on the La Salle County Well being Division parking zone at 717 Etna Street, Ottawa. Recipients of the flu vaccine are requested to put on a masks and a short-sleeved shirt.
The well being division affords insurance coverage billing or money solely cost. Debit or bank cards won’t be accepted. The charge for influenza Excessive Dose might be $50. Most insurances might be accepted. You need to have your insurance coverage card with you and a photograph ID. No medical doctors order is required.
The division might be vaccinating solely purchasers 65 years of age and older. Anybody else needing an everyday flu shot ought to name the Well being Division to make an appointment. No pneumonia vaccines can be found at this clinic. All La Salle County Well being Division influenza vaccines are preservative free.
To minimize your probabilities of creating the flu, adults and youngsters must apply good hygiene measures. Educate the significance of overlaying your mouth when coughing or sneezing, and educate kids about hand to mucous membrane transmission. Probably the greatest methods to guard your self and your kids is thru frequent and thorough hand washing. People who find themselves exhibiting “flu-like” signs ought to keep dwelling from work, out of childcare and college to attenuate transmission.