The Monroe County Health Department will hold an influenza vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, December 8 at Monroe County Community College.
The clinic will be held in the Suite 173 conference rooms of the Warrick Student Services/Administration Building on the Main Campus, which is located at 1555 S. Raisinville Road, Monroe.
MCCC health sciences student and staff volunteers will assist with the putting on the clinic.
To schedule an appointment, call (734) 240-7800 or (734) 240-7830.
Peak season for influenza usually is late November through March. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that those 6 months of age and older get the yearly influenza vaccine.
Face masks are required while attending the clinic.
An individual will not be eligible for the flu vaccine if experiencing flu-like symptoms, waiting for results of a COVID-19 test or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms – cough, fever greater than 100.4, loss of taste or smell, shortness of breath, headache, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea or muscle aches.
Those seeking a vaccine should bring their identification and insurance card to the clinic. Cash and check will also be accepted, if immunizations are not a covered benefit.
The charge for the flu vaccine is $35; for the the high dose flu, it is $55.
The pneumonia vaccine also will also be available for those who qualify, and the charge is $135 for PPSV23 and $220 for Prevnar.
The charge through the Vaccines for Children’s Program is $20. Both flu and pneumonia may be given at the same visit.
For information, call the MCHD at 734-240-7830.
General information and updates about the flu are available by calling the flu hotline number at 734-240-7878.