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Free flu shots for children on Jan. 30

Posted Jan. 24, 2013, at 10:47 a.m.
Last modified Jan. 24, 2013, at 12:21 p.m.

BELFAST, Maine — With the flu reaching epidemic proportions in some areas, Waldo County General Hospital is offering free flu shots to children under 18 years old from 2 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30.

The shots will be given on a first-come, first-served basis in the Education Center, which is the small white building beside the hospital.

There also will be nasal mist available.

The Centers for Disease Control recommends that everyone 6 months of age or older get a flu vaccine every year. Even healthy kids of any age can get seriously sick from the flu, and they can spread it to family, friends, and others.

For more information, call Shannon Robbins at 338-3368.

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