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Flu and Pneumonia Shots Available at Fairmount!

Flu and Pneumonia Shots Available at Fairmount!

Genesis VNA will be providing flu and pneumonia shots at the Fairmount Street Library on Friday, November 7, from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. They will be back on Monday, November 24, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Flu shots will cost $37, and pneumonia shots for $40 (cash or check). There is no cost for those with Medicare Part B coverage.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, those at highest risk include: People 65 years and older; Individuals living in a nursing home or other chronic-care facility; Those afflicted with respiratory, heart disease or other chronic diseases, including children; Children and teens who are on long-term aspirin therapy; Pregnant women who will be in the second or third trimester during the flu season; Employees at medical facilities and other health-care workers.  Are you at high risk?

 

For more information about the clinic, call (563) 421-5500.

For more information about flu & pneumonia shots visit the Centers for Disease Control’s Website.

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