Adams County Health Department to offer six public flu clinics throughout county
QUINCY — The Adams County Health Department, along with the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control, is recommending an annual flu vaccination for everyone age six months and older.
The Adams County Health Department will be offering six public flu clinics throughout the county.
A new preregistration option will be offered for the JWCC drive-thru flu clinic. People may call ahead from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday before the clinic to register.
The schedule for county flu clinics is:
- Sunday, Sept. 24 — John Wood Community College drive-thru, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 1301 S. 48th.
- Wednesday, Oct. 4 — Liberty High School, 3-5 p.m., 505 N. Park in Liberty
- Tuesday, Oct. 10 — Payson Elementary School, 3:30-5:30 p.m., 404 W. State in Payson
- Saturday, Oct. 14 — Community for Christ Assistance Center, 9 a.m. to noon, 113 E. Jefferson in Camp Point
- Wednesday, Oct. 18 — Unity Elementary School, 3-6 p.m., 136 W. Washington in Mendon
- Wednesday, Oct. 25 — Central High School, 3-7 p.m., 2110 Hwy. 94 N in Camp Point
The cost for the flu vaccine is $35 or $75 for high dose. The high dose flu vaccine is available for individuals 65 and older. Most insurances offer a $0 co-pay. The Adams County Health Department also will bill most insurance, Illinois Medicaid and Medicare at the community flu clinics as well as at the health department. Individuals should bring insurance cards.
The best way to protect against seasonal influenza and its potential complications is to get a seasonal flu shot each year.
Contact the Adams County Health Department at 217-277-2215 for more information.
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