Flu season is just beginning so this is the time to get vaccinated and there will be two vaccination clinics in
Franklin and this weekend to help you get it
done. Gulf Counties
Health professionals recommend that everyone get a flu shot every year- especially people with weakened immune systems or long term health problems, as well as pregnant women and residents of nursing homes or other chronic care facilities.
Flu shots are also strongly recommended for children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years.
residents can get flu shots
at the carrabelle health department building from 9 until . Saturday Franklin
The Gulf County health department will offer flu shots at the Wewahitchka Health department building from 9 till 1 central time.
If you can’t make it to either clinic, the shots are also offered at most pharmacies in the area and at doctor’s offices.
Flu shots are 25 dollars, but are covered by medicare, medicaide and most private insurance.
If you’d like more information about the flu vaccinations, you can call the health department in
Apalachicola at 653 -2111 or in Port St. Joe at 227-1276.
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