Flu Shots Available

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Fillmore County Public Health to Offer Flu Shots in October.
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Everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season. Getting a flu vaccine can reduce flu illnesses, doctor's visits, and missed work and school.

Flu shots will only be available at 902 Houston Street, NW in Preston on the following dates:
• Monday, October 21 from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Lower Level - Room 108)
• Tuesday, October 22 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (Lower Level - Room 108)
• Wednesday, October 23 from 9:00 to 3:00 PM (Lower Level – Room 108)

Vaccine cost ranges from $35 to $60 depending upon the type given. Fillmore County Public Health has flu shots available for everyone age 6 months and older. Higher dose options are available for people age 18 -49 and also for people age 50 and older. Medicare Part B and/or Medicare Advantage Plan and Minnesota Health Care members receive flu shots free of charge by showing all health insurance cards. FCPH accepts most private Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance and may be able to accept other private insurance. Shots are available for people without insurance or whose insurance does not cover the cost of vaccine.

To best serve you, wear a short sleeve shirt and bring your health insurance cards or payment. For more details, call Fillmore County Public Health at 507-765-3898.