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Flu clinics for Adams County residents

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QUINCY (WGEM) -- The Adams County Health Departmnet has announced a series of upcoming Flu vaccine clinics throughout the county.

Health officials said residents can currently get the flu vaccine Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on a walk-in basis at the Adams County Health Department at 330 Vermont Street in Quincy.

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Health officials added the following clinics have also been scheduled:

Sunday, September 26
Drive-thru Clinic
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
John Wood Community College
1301 S 48th St. Quincy

Wednesday, September 29
3 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
Central High School
2110 HWY 94 N, Camp Point, Illinois

Wednesday, October 6
3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Quincy Senior Center
639 York, Quincy

Thursday, October 7
3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Unity Elementary School
136 W. Washington, Mendon, Illinois

Monday, October 25
3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Liberty Elementary School
505 N Park St., Liberty, Illinois

Tuesday, October 26
3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Payson Seymour Elementary School
404 W State St., Payson, Illinois

Health officials said the cost for flu vaccines is $35. However, most insurance companies offer a $0 co-pay.

Officials as that residents bring their insurance cards. They said Medicaid and Medicare will also be accepted.

The Adams County Health Department, along with the Illinois Department of Public Health and the
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends annual flu vaccination for everyone 6 months and older.

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Local health officials said this year it is more important than ever to get a flu shot since the community is also battling COVID-19, another virus that can cause severe respiratory illness.

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