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September 27
Flu Vaccination Clinics Announced
Wake County will begin holding weekly community flu vaccination clinics on Friday, October 5, 2012, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m., in Clinic E of the Public Health Center, 10 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh. This year’s flu vaccine will protect against seasonal and H1N1 flu, and will be available in both nasal spray and shot forms. No appointment is necessary.
Flu vaccine is recommended for everyone older than 6 months of age. Children ages 6 months to 8 years old who are getting their first flu vaccine could need a booster dose one month after they receive the first vaccine.
The cost for a flu vaccine (shot or nasal spray) is $30. Payment is expected at the time of service. Wake County accepts cash, checks, Medicare Part B, Medicaid, Blue Cross Blue Shield and North Carolina Health Choice. Clients with Medicare HMOs or other insurance should bring an insurance card and will be required to pay for their flu vaccine at the time of service.
There is no charge for people in the following groups:
  • Uninsured, pregnant women
  • Family members, caregivers or other close contacts to infants less than 6 months of age
  • Students attending any college or university in North Carolina
  • Children who qualify for the federal government’s Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program.
To qualify for vaccines under the VFC program, children must be younger than 19 years of age and at least one of the following:
  • Uninsured
  • Underinsured
  • Medicaid recipient
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native
Additional clinics will be held at the following times and locations. Appointments are required at some locations.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Bond Park Community Center
150 Metro Park Drive
1:30 to 5:30 p.m.
No appointment needed.
Each Monday and Thursday beginning October 4, 2012
Southern Regional Center
130 N. Judd Parkway
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Appointments strongly encouraged. Call 919-557-2501.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Knightdale Public Safety Center
967 Steeple Square Court
3 to 7 p.m.
No appointment needed.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Public Health Center Ground Floor Atrium
10 Sunnybrook Road
3 to 7 p.m.
No appointment needed.
Monday, October 22, 2012
Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
2 to 6 p.m.
No appointment needed.
Monday, October 29, 2012
Western Wake Fire and Rescue
4021 District Drive
3 to 7 p.m.
No appointment needed.
Wake Forest
Fridays, October 12, 19 and 26, 2012
Northern Regional Center
350 E. Holding Ave.
Call 919-562-6300 for an appointment.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Northern Regional Center
350 E. Holding Ave., Room 165
3 to 7 p.m.
No appointment needed.
Eastern Regional Center
1002 Dogwood Drive
Call 919-404-3900 for an appointment.
For information about flu and flu clinics, visit www.wakegov.com/humanservices.





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