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Drive-Thru Flu Clinic Scheduled Sept. 30, Sidney

 

September 15, 2021 | View PDF



The Richland County Health Department’s annual Mass Flu Shot Clinic continues as a drive-thru format, scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Richland County 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.

There are no COVID-19 vaccines available at the clinic, and the flu shot does not contain COVID-19 vaccine.

The Health Department carries quadrivalent, pre-filled syringes that contain no preservative. The price of the flu vaccine will vary from $40-$80, 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 Richland County Health Department Facebook page, or obtained the day of the drive-thru 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 an active COVID-19 infection 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 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.

COVID-19 vaccines are available on Tuesdays from 12:30-3 p.m. without an 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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