Public Health will hold a mass flu clinic on Wednesday October 9, time TBD.
Influenza is a year-round infection and it is never too late to be vaccinated. The information below is for the 2012-13 season. In September the information and forms will be modified for the 2013-14 season.
Flu vaccine for children 6 months through 18 years and adult flu vaccine is available at Public Health. Call 641-0209 for appointment.
For people 9 years old and up: One dose every year.
For children 6 mos to 8 years: Children 6 months to 8 years MAY need two doses:
If they have gotten the flu vaccine every year, they only need one dose.
If they have only gotten one dose since July 1, 2010 the child will need 2 doses (separated by 4-6 weeks)
If the child has gotten 2 doses since July 1, 2010 the child will need 2 doses (separated by 4-6 weeks)
If the number of doses is unknown then 2 doses are recommended.