Flu Shot Clinic Set for Oct. 28 at Volga Medical Clinic

Posted: 10/12/2015

Volga Medical Clinic will hold its community flu shot clinic on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the clinic.

The CDC recommends everyone who is at least six months of age receive an annual influenza vaccination. It is especially recommended for individuals who have a high risk of developing serious complications, like pneumonia, if they become sick with the flu. This includes pregnant women, people age 65 and older and people with certain medical conditions like asthma, diabetes, or chronic lung disease.

Cost is $30 with no out-of-pocket costs for Medicare eligible patients. Walk-ins are welcomed for the flu shot clinic. Shots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For more information, call Volga Medical Clinic at (605) 627-5701.

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, Arlington Medical Center, White Medical Clinic and Volga Medical Clinic. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, surgical and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.