Flu Shot Clinics Set for Oct. 14 and 23 at White Medical Clinic

Posted: 10/2/2013

White Medical Clinic will hold two community flu shot clinics at their facility. The first will be held on Monday, Oct. 14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The second clinic will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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

Cost is $25 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 White Medical Clinic at (605) 629-3333.

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, and Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments. 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.