Steele County Flu Shot Clinics Are Next Week
Steele County Public Health will be offering seasonal flu shot clinics next week for people 18 and older. The schedule is as follows:
- Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Medford Manor from 9-10:30AM
- Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the Ellendale Community Center from 12:30-2:30PM
- Thursday, Oct. 8, from 9-11AM at Owatonna Senior Place
- Friday, Oct. 9, from noon to 2PM at Blooming Prairie Senior Dining.
They accept Medicare, South County Health Alliance, Medical Assistance, Humana, BCBS, Ucare, Health Partners, Medica, Unicare or $35 cash or check.
If you can't make one of the clinics, call (507) 444-7650. Steele County Public Health will have a nurse available from 8AM to 4PM weekdays to administer shots.
People 65 or older, people with certain health conditions or a weakened immune system are at a greater risk of the flu and should get their flu shot. Those with heart conditions, diabetes or are undergoing chemotherapy are also at a greater risk from flu.