Flu 2018 – Not too late for that vaccine

NOT TOO LATE FOR FLU VACCINES

Westover, Md. – Flu season is at full peak and this year the number of flu cases nationwide has been high. It is not too late to get a flu vaccine and protect yourself. The Somerset County Health Department continues to hold mass clinics for flu vaccinations at 7920 Crisfield Highway in Westover every Tuesday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The vaccine is available to adults and children older than 6 months.

The flu can be deadly.It is recommended that everyone 6 months of age and older receive the flu vaccination annually. Even if you do contract the flu, having the vaccination will lessen the severity and duration of the illness. Getting vaccinated protects not only yourself, but also those around you.

The cost of the flu vaccine is $20.00. For Medicare Part B participants, the cost of the flu vaccine will be billed to Medicare. Please bring your Medicare Part B cards and any Medicare supplemental insurance cards you may have. Other insurances will not be accepted, but we can supply you with a receipt to submit to your insurance upon request. Presentation of a valid driver’s license is preferred but not required.

To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 443-523-1740.

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