Flu vaccines now available in Shawnee County

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TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Shawnee County Health Department will start giving out flu shots today, Monday, Oct. 11, just as the country enters flu season.

The flu vaccines have just arrived at the SCHD and shots will be available to anyone six months or older with or without insurance, although appointments are necessary.

This year’s vaccination protects against four strains of seasonal flu. 

Residents can call 785-251-5700 to schedule an appointment for the following clinic hours:

  • Monday, Thursday, Friday
  • 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday
  • 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian and everyone entering the building over the
age of 2 is required to wear a mask. If accommodations are needed due to a medical condition
please call 785-251-5700.

To learn more about the flu, click here.

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