The flu season is coming, and getting a seasonal influenza (flu) vaccination reduces the chances of getting sick from the flu and can also reduce the symptoms if you do get the flu. Influenza can be a very serious disease with many complications. Symptoms include fever, muscle aches, sore throat and a nonproductive cough.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, everyone who is six months and older should get a flu vaccination this fall. Flu vaccines are designed to protect against the main flu viruses that research suggests will be the most common during the upcoming season. Learn more at cdc.gov/flu.
There will be a $38 fee for an adult vaccination at these clinic sites: the Washington Island Community Center on Oct. 3, 10-11:30 am and 1-2:15 pm; the Aging & Disability Resource Center on Oct. 8, 1-2 pm; the Baileys Harbor Town Hall on Oct. 11, 1-2 pm; the Door County Government Center on Oct. 14, 3-5 pm; the Brussels Community Center on Oct. 17, 1-2 pm; and the Liberty Grove Town Hall on Oct. 18, 11 am – 12 pm. If possible, wear clothing with short sleeves to the clinics.