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LFCHD Employee Newsletter

#FreeFluFriday returns October 11


The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department and its Lex Flu Crew will host Free Flu Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Imani Family Life Center, 1555 Georgetown Road. This special one-day clinic is designed to give up to 2,000 free flu shots to residents and help the health department test its emergency preparedness.

Help us spread the word about this event! Find the LFCHD on Facebook and Twitter and share our messages. Request print copies of the flyer on this page (also available en Espanol) by contacting Greg Hiles (try posting some flyers at apartment or community bulletin boards, take to your church or share with your neighborhood association).

To help speed the time in line – generally no longer than 20-30 minutes – advance registration forms can be printed ahead of time at www.LexFluCrew.com. Visit the site for details, and for updates on all-things flu throughout the season.

The health department will also use Free Flu Friday to collect non-perishable food items for God’s Pantry Food Bank. Those details can also be found at www.LexFluCrew.com.

For community members not able to get their flu shots on Oct. 11, the health department offers flu shots 1-4 p.m. every Monday-Thursday at its Public Health Clinic North at 805A Newtown Circle. No appointment is necessary, and the cost for a flu shot is $25. Medicaid/Medicare, cash, checks, credit cards and some insurances are accepted.

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