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Flu Vaccines Offered Throughout the Community

ASHEVILLE NC – Buncombe County is bringing flu vaccine to the community by partnering with Maxim Healthcare, Buncombe County Schools and Asheville City Schools to offer Community Flu Vaccine Clinics at seven schools throughout the County from September 30 through October 9.

WHAT:  Flu vaccines in two different forms (as a shot and a nasal spray) will be offered at the Community Flu Vaccine Clinics at nearby schools.

Don't Get the Flu. Don't Spread the Flu. Get Vaccinated.WHO:  Anyone 6 months and older.

WHEN/WHERE:  From 4 – 7 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Sept. 30:  Asheville Middle School
  • Oct. 1:  North Windy Ridge
  • Oct. 2:  AC Reynolds High School
  • Oct. 3:  TC Roberson High School
  • Oct. 7:  Owen High School
  • Oct. 8:  Enka Middle School
  • Oct. 9:  Erwin High School

WHY:  To assure that families of school age children have easy access to flu vaccine at no cost to children and pregnant women without health insurance, as well as adults who are eligible.

Increasing the number of children who are vaccinated against the flu helps reduce flu in our community.

For more information, call the FLU VACCINE HOTLINE at 250-6400, or call Gaylen Ehrlichman at 250-5045. Media requests call 775-1321.

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