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Immunizations available Sunday

Published: Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT

MOUNT CARROLL – Staff from FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport will provide flu shot clinics for adults in Carroll County.

The clinics will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon Sunday at First Lutheran Church, 301 S. Clay St., and from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Carroll County Senior Center, 306 N. Main St. Free blood pressure screenings will be available at the Wednesday clinic.

The cost is $30 per shot, payable by cash or check to FHN. There will be no out-of-pocket expense to those covered by Medicare Part B or a Medicare HMO accepted by FHN. Medicare Part B patients must present their cards. Lists of acceptable HMOs will be at each site. Those covered must present the Medicare HMO card instead of the Medicare card for billing.

Centers for Disease Control guidelines for vaccine eligibility will be followed. Nasal and high-dose vaccines will not be available. For more information, call 815-599-7437.

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