Marshall Co. Health Department to hold drive-thru flu shot clinic

Everyone ages six-months-old and older is encouraged to attend the clinic. (Source: Marshall County Health Department)
Everyone ages six-months-old and older is encouraged to attend the clinic. (Source: Marshall County Health Department)

MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - The Marshall County Health Department will be providing flu-vaccinations at a drive-thru shot clinic on Oct. 21.

It will be held at the Marshall County Technical School on US Highway 431 in Guntersville.

Vaccinations will be given to to people as they sit in their vehicles. Participants are encouraged to wear short-sleeved shirts.

Those six months of age and older can get a flu shot for $5 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. without leaving their vehicle.

Shots will be free for those who can show their Medicare or Medicaid cards.

Those who speak Spanish are encouraged to come, and there will be Spanish-speaking personnel there to assist.

Flu shots will be given by health department nurses on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The Alabama Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages vaccination of all anyone six-months-old and older.

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