Tuesday, October 23, 2007
DALLAS -- Flu vaccines for children 6 months and older are available at the Polk County Public Health Department, 182 SW Academy St. (third floor, room 302) while supplies last.
Flu shots are $30 each; pneumonia vaccinations are $43 (nurses can answer questions about whether an individual should have a pneumonia vaccination).
Walk-ins are welcome from 8:30 to 11 a.m., and 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information: 503-623-8176.
Vaccination is recommended for anyone who wants to avoid contracting influenza, which kills about 450 Oregonians every year. Nationally flu is fatal to an estimated 36,000 people a year.
Other upcoming flu shot clinics in the community include:
* Thursday, Nov. 1 - 10 a.m. to noon, Polk County Courthouse.
* Monday, Nov. 5 - 5 to 7 p.m., Polk County Health Department.