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County schools will offer free flu clinics

Published 6:20pm Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Superintendent Dave Hayden is pleased to announce that Chilton County public schools will offer voluntary flu vaccination clinics to help reduce absenteeism and to keep students and faculty healthy.

This program is offered through the joint efforts of community-based programs. Family Health Clinic of Union Springs Inc., HNH Immunizations Inc. and Auburn University School of Nursing will offer an in-school influenza vaccination clinic for Chilton County public school children on Sept. 13 and 14.

The program offers the painless FluMist nasal spray vaccination for students at no cost.

Students with health insurance will be covered with no co-payments or deductibles, while supplies last.

Students with Medicaid or no insurance coverage will also be provided the vaccination at no cost, while supplies last.

Parental consent forms must be returned completed in full in order for the child to participate.

Consent forms will be available at the time of school registration.

The forms must be returned to the school by Sept. 5.

Participation in the flu vaccination clinic is voluntary.

For more information, contact lacy@teachflualesson.info or at (334) 220-2484.

More information about FluMist is available at www.teachflualesson.com.

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