In the midst of the current pandemic, Alamance County Health Department wants to help you protect yourself and your family this flu season. Monday, November 9 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, the health department will be offering seasonal flu shots to the public. The drive-up event will take place at Alamance County Health Department in the lower staff parking lot on Hilton Street. Participants are asked to enter from Rudd Street into the Hilton Street lot.
During the event, the health department will be providing the following vaccine options to the public:
- Quadrivalent flu vaccine injection which covers four strains of influenza
- Flublok flu vaccine injection which is recommended for people with egg allergies that are ages 18 years and older
- High Dose Trivalent vaccine which covers three strains and is recommended for people over 65 years
The vaccine is available while supplies last. One shot is all most people will need. Children under age 9, who have not previously been vaccinated against the flu, may need two doses.
The vaccine is available at no cost to both insured and uninsured children and adults.
Residents can still receive the flu vaccine by appointment only Monday – Friday (excluding holidays), 8:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. and 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Increase your chances of keeping the flu away by getting the vaccine. Also, remember to wash your hands often, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer, cover coughs and sneezes, and stay home if you are sick to help stop the spread of illness. For more information, call the health department at 336-570-6459.