Franklin Country Health Department Urging All Residents to Get Their Flu Shots ASAP

The The Franklin Country Health Department is urging all residents to get their flu shots to prepare for the Flu season. The Centers for Disease Control recommends that people get vaccinated against influenza as soon as flu season vaccines become available in their community. It takes about two weeks after being vaccinated for antibodies to develop and provide protection against the flu. Influenza season are unpredictable and can begin as early as October. The public is welcome to come to the health department to obtain a flu vaccine anytime Monday through Friday 9:00am-12:00pm, and after lunch from 1:00pm-4:00pm. No appointment is necessary. Services will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. The cost for regular vaccine is $25. High dose vaccine for 65 years old and older is $40. Cash and checks are accepted. . The Centers for Disease Control recommends that people get vaccinated against influenza as soon as flu season vaccines become available in their community. It takes about two weeks after being vaccinated for antibodies to develop and provide protection against the flu. Influenza season are unpredictable and can begin as early as October. The public is welcome to come to the health department to obtain a flu vaccine anytime Monday through Friday 9:00am-12:00pm, and after lunch from 1:00pm-4:00pm. No appointment is necessary. Services will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. The cost for regular vaccine is $25. High dose vaccine for 65 years old and older is $40. Cash and checks are accepted.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 6 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 1 min ago

The Cardinals and Diamondbacks play the finale of their three-game series tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn starts for St. Louis. He's 3-and-4 with a 3.46 ERA this season. Josh Collmenter gets the ball for Arizona. He's 3-and-5 with a 5.19 ERA. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m.