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Two no-cost flu vaccination clinics at Barry-Eaton District Health Department

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Posted at 12:21 PM, Nov 26, 2020

CHARLOTTE, Mich. — Wednesday the Barry-Eaton District Health Department (BEDHD) announced it is offering the flu vaccine with no out-of-pocket cost at both the Charlotte and Hastings office locations.

The department stated widespread flu vaccination can reduce the spread of flu during the COVID-19 pandemic and prevent serious illness and related hospitalizations or deaths. A flu vaccination can reduce the chance of becoming infected with both flu and COVID-19 at the same time.

Upcoming Barry-Eaton District Health Department Flu Vaccine Clinics:

BEDHD Charlotte office

  • Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • 1033 Health Care Drive
  • For everyone 19 years and older
  • These clinics will take place on Tuesdays starting Nov. 24 through Dec. 15.

BEDHD Hastings office

  • Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • 330 W. Woodlawn Avenue
  • For everyone 19 years and older
  • These clinics will take place on Wednesdays starting Nov. 25 through Dec. 16.

In effort to maintain staff and client safety and in accordance with Michigan Department of Health and Human Services restrictions, interested individuals are asked to schedule an appointment to reduce the number of people entering the building at the same time. Appointments can be made HERE.

Those with insurance are asked to consider going to a pharmacy or health care provider for flu vaccines to allow for these clinics to use the supplies for community members without insurance.

Face coverings are required at all events. Upon arrival, individuals will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms at the door. All vaccine is quadrivalent and protects against four strains of flu. High-dose vaccines that are typically recommended for adults 65 years and older will not be available at the clinics.

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