Flu Season is coming! Get your Vaccine

The Davis County Health Department has the

Seasonal Flu Vaccine.

The seasonal flu vaccine is recommended for:

• People 6 months of age and older

• Pregnant women

• People of any age with certain chronic medical conditions (heart disease; kidney disease; lung diseases like asthma; metabolic diseases like diabetes; blood disorders like anemia; a weakened immune system caused, for example, by cancer or cancer treatment, HIV/AIDS, or steroid therapy; or certain conditions such as neuromuscular disorders that can cause breathing problems)

• People who live in nursing homes and other long term care facilities

• People who live with or care for those at high risk for complications from the flu, including:

o Health care workers

o Household contacts of persons at high risk for complications from the flu

o Household contacts and out of home caregivers of children less than 6 months of age (these children are too young to be vaccinated)

For further information, link to Immunize-Utah.org or call (801) 525-5030.

The Davis County Health Department will be doing a Flu Shot Clinic at the Syracuse Community Center on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. The clinic will be in the Arts and Crafts room from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Medicare should cover the cost with a valid Medicare card. Other health insurance plans are also accepted. Paperwork will be available at the Community Center for you to fill out in advance. No appointment is necessary!

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