Whitesburg KY

Offering flu vaccine

The Letcher County Health Department is giving free flu vaccine to all school age children for the 2008-2009 flu season. The vaccine is given by a mist sprayed in the nose call Flumist. This is not an injection. Permission forms and information on Flumist will be sent home by the school system and school nurse. For a child to receive the vaccine, a parent or guardian must sign a consent form.

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