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Sedgwick County Offering Free Flu Shots To Uninsured Adults

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Sedgwick County is offering free flu shots for adults at its main clinic.

Free flu shots are now available for uninsured Sedgwick County residents older than 19, according to a news release from the county.

The vaccine is available while supplies last at the county’s Division of Health main clinic at 2716 W. Central in Wichita. The clinic is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday from noon to 6:30 p.m.

Flu vaccinations are recommended for anyone six months or older. There is no live virus in flu shots, and the vaccine cannot cause the flu.

Contact Sedgwick County at at 316-660-7362 or immunizations@sedgwick.gov for more information.

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Tom Shine is the director of news and public affairs. Follow him on Twitter @thomaspshine

 
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