Adams County Health Department offering flu vaccine clinics throughout county

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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 6 months and older.

Flu vaccine is available at the Adams County Health Department. Immunizations are available Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on a walk-in basis. The health department also will be providing flu clinics at:

The schedule for community flu clinics is as follows:

Sunday, Sept. 26, drive-thru clinic, John Wood Community College, 1301 S. 48th, Quincy, Ill., 62305, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 29, Central High School, 2110 Highway 94 N., Camp Point, Ill., 62320, 3-5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 6, Quincy Senior Center, 639 York, Quincy, Ill., 62301, 3-6 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 7, Unity Elementary School, 136 W. Washington, Mendon, Ill., 62351, 3-5:30 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 25 at Liberty Elementary School, 505 N. Park, Liberty, Ill., 62320, 3-5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 26 at Payson Seymour Elementary School, 404 W. State, Payson, Ill., 62360, 3-5:30 p.m.

The cost for flu vaccines is $35. A high dose flu vaccine also is available for individuals 65 and older. Most insurances offer a $0 co-pay.

The Adams County Health Department also can bill most insurance, Illinois Medicaid and Medicare at community flu clinics as well as at the health department. Please bring your insurance card.

Getting a flu vaccine can help avoid co-infection with COVID-19 and the flu. The best way to protect against seasonal influenza and its potential complications is to get a seasonal flu shot each year. Making healthy choices at work, school and home can help prevent the flu and spreading flu to others.

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