Archive for Thursday, December 21, 2006

Flu, pneumonia shots available

December 21, 2006

It's not too late to receive a flu shot, according to Leavenworth County Health Department officials.

Flu and pneumonia vaccines will be offered from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today, Dec. 21, and Tuesday, Dec. 26, at the Health Department, 500 Eisenhower Road, Leavenworth.

Costs are $20 for flu shots and $30 for pneumonia shots.

The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 30,000 people die from the flu annually. The best protection from the flu is a flu immunization, health officials said.

For more information, call (913) 250-2000.

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