Need a flu shot? Here they are, and in many cases deeply discounted. So get yours now, before the holidays make everyone too busy to remember it.
In previous flu seasons, the H1N1strain of flu was a big fear; however, this year, say Baltimore Health Department officials, the flu shot individuals will receive will be a combination vaccine which will also guard against H1N1 as well as other flu strains.
The drive to fell the flu has already kicked off. Flu vaccine clinics will be held around the city as follows:
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Baltimore City Community College, 2901 Liberty Heights Avenue.
Saturday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., First Corinthian Baptist Church, 3512 Powhatan Avenue.
Friday, Oct. 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Zeta Senior Center, 4501 Reisterstown Road.
Saturday Oct. 29, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 600 S. Conkling Street.
Friday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral Street.
Saturday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Delta Community Center, 2501 Springhill Avenue.
Saturday, Nov. 12, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Joseph’s Monastery,251 S. Moreley Street.
Saturday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mt. Pleasant Church, 6000 Radecke Avenue.
Note: Vaccines for children are always given from the TIKE (To Immunize Kids Everywhere) van. Information is available at 396-4454, or at www.baltimorehealth.org/tikeschedule.