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Health Center offering flu shots

The Letcher County Health Center is offering vaccinations for influenza for $20. Influenza, a contagious disease caused by a virus, attacks the respiratory tract. It comes on suddenly, and may cause fever, headache, extreme tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, and body aches. An annual vaccination is rec- ommended.

The following vaccines are offered free of charge:

• Adult Pneumococcal — for adults 65 and older and those less than 65 who are at increased risk of invasive pneumococcal disease.

• Herpes Zoster — for adults 60 and older for prevention of shingles.

• Tenanus-Diptheria- Accellular Pertussis — for adults.

• Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine — for school age children.

• Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine — for school age children.

To schedule an appointment, call 633-2945.

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