36 people including staff received a flu shot through Lorain County Public Health's free Flu Shot Clinic on Monday, Nov. 4 at United Way of Greater Lorain County, 642 Broadway Ave in Lorain.
Lorain County Public Health is running Free Flu Clinics throughout December. Click here to get a full list of locations and dates.
Anyone can catch the flu. The flu virus strikes without warning and symptoms can be severe and life-threatening. To help protect both you and your loved ones Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) will provide the flu vaccine. No appointment is necessary. Bring a photo ID and your insurance card to the clinic. LCPH accepts most private insurances, Medicare Part B, and Medicaid. No one will be turned away for inability to pay.
LCPH will offer two preservative-free flu vaccine options this year...
• Flu shot for ages 6 months through 64 years
• High-dose flu shot for adults 65 years and older
Come to flu shot clinics prepared using these steps at home:
1. Fill out a flu registration form online at LorainCountyHealth.com/flu.
2. Print the completed form and bring it with you
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a flu vaccine as the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu virus. Persons 6 months of age and older are encouraged to get a flu shot every year.