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Drive-Thru Flu Clinic Scheduled Sept. 24

 

September 9, 2020 | View PDF



The Richland Co. Health Department’s annual Mass Flu Shot Clinic is switching to a drive-through format, scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Richland Co. Fire Hall, Sidney.

The Drive-Thru Clinic will serve adults only, and offers both regular and high-dose flu shots. No other shots will be given during the clinic. No appointment is needed. Flu shots cannot be given to those who have animals in their vehicles. Children may be in the vehicle, but may not receive flu shots. Follow traffic signs to enter the fire hall from the north side.

The Health Department carries quadrivalent, pre-filled syringes that contain no preservative. No FluMist is available. The price of flu vaccine will vary from $40 - $75, depending on the individual’s age and the type of vaccine used. Medicaid, Medicare and private insurance may be billed for those who bring their cards. For self-pay clients, only cash or check can be accepted.

Flu clinic paperwork may be printed from http://www.richland.org/rchd, on the Richland Co. Health Department Facebook page, or obtained the day of the drive-through clinic.

DO NOT attend the clinic if you are not feeling well. DO NOT attend if you are waiting for test results from a COVID-19 test. DO NOT attend if you have COVID-19 or have been exposed to COVID-19 in the last 14 days.

Flu shots, as well as other vaccines, for children and families will be available during regular clinic hours, on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. by appointment. Additional clinic hours are the second Wednesday until 6 p.m., and the third Thursday of the month, from 1- 4 p.m. by appointment. Check the Department Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/RichlandCountyHealthDepartment for changes to regular clinic hours.

For further information or to inquire about group billing, contact the Richland County Health Department at 406-433-2207.

 

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