BLOOMINGTON-- The Monroe County Health Department and Monroe County Public Health Clinic are holding a drive-through flu vaccination clinic, weather permitting, on Tuesday, October 11 th from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Gate 3 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds.
The clinic will offer flu shots for all ages while supplies last, including a high dose vaccine for seniors over 65. The vaccinations cost $25 and most major insurance will be accepted.
For faster service, download the vaccination consent and information forms from the health department webpage at www.co.monroe.in.us and bring the completed forms to the drive-through clinic.
In case of bad weather, the clinic will be postponed for October 19 th . Weather updates and other information will be posted on the Monroe County Health Department Facebook page.
Call the public health clinic for vaccination and insurance questions, along with weather updates, at 812-353- 3244.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older get a seasonal flu shot every year. The health department is using the event as practice for a point-of- distribution (POD) emergency preparedness exercise.