Flu shots available in Wake County


October 7, 2010 5:23:33 AM PDT
Wake County is hosting a clinic for anyone interested in getting a flu shot.

Vaccinations will be available Thursday, October 7, 2010, from 5 to 9 p.m., in room G35 of the Public Health Center, 10 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh.

No appointment is necessary and the cost is $30.

However, people in the following groups can be vaccinated at no cost:

  • Pregnant women
  • People with Medicare Part B
  • Children who qualify for the federal government's Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program

The vaccine protects against seasonal flu and H1N1 and is available in both nasal and shot form.

To qualify for vaccines under the VFC program, children must be under 19 years of age and one of the following:

  • Uninsured
  • Underinsured
  • Medicaid recipient
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native

    Additional clinics will be held at the following times and locations:

    Apex Community Center - Conference Room
    53 Hunter St., Apex
    November 4, 5 to 9 p.m.

    Southern Regional Center - Conference Room 182 and 183
    130 North Judd Parkway, Fuquay-Varina
    November 10
    5 to 9 p.m.

    Public Health Center - Room G35
    10 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh
    November 18 , 5 to 9 p.m.

    Millbrook Human Services Center - Room 103D
    2809 East Millbrook Road, Raleigh
    October 28, 5 to 9 p.m.

    Wake Forest
    Northern Regional Center - Room 165
    350 East Holding Ave., Wake Forest
    October 21 , 5 to 9 p.m.

    Eastern Regional Center - Room 158
    1002 Dogwood Drive, Zebulon
    October 14 , 5 to 9 p.m.

    For more information about flu and flu clinics, visit WakeGov.com/Human Services/Health/Flu .

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