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Flu shots available now

The Lexington-Fayette County Health department offers flu shots 9-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at its Public Health Clinic North at 805A Newtown Circle. No appointment is necessary, and the cost for a flu shot is $30. Medicaid/Medicare, cash, checks, credit cards and some insurances are accepted.

Flu resources:

Here are a few helpful links to address some questions you may have about the flu:

What is influenza, what are signs and symptoms and who should be vaccinated?

How does flu spread?

What are the "Take 3" actions to fight the flu?

Vaccine safety information Q&A

Children, the flu and the flu vaccine

Good health habits to prevent the flu

LFCHD provides 1,498 free flu shots at special one-day clinic

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department helped almost 1,500 people stay protected from the flu this fall and winter following a special one-day clinic to provide free flu shots.

LFCHD employees gave 1,498 free flu shots in Oct. 9 as part of its annual free flu shot clinic, which provides the community with vaccinations while allowing the department to test its emergency preparedness. The seasonal flu shot is recommended to all people ages 6 months and older or anyone on the watch list.