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.

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