Flu shot availability

In New Hanover County, the health department has received more than 1300 new doses of the flu vaccine.  They will be available on Tuesday, October 19  beginning at 8:15am.

Those who are considered high priority for the vaccine will get the shot.  High risk qualifications include babies age 6 months to 23 months, people 65 years and older, pregnant women and those with chronic illness.  For more information call 343-6676.

In Brunswick County, the health department received an additional 800 doses of the flu vaccine.  Health workers will resume giving shots Friday, October 15 at 10:00am.

Call 1-888-428-4429 for availability.

In Pender County, there are flu shots for children available, but no adult vaccinations.  Shots for children will be given at the health department in Burgaw.

Staff Report