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Residents Urged To Get Flu Shots

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An Immunization specialist with the Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department is urging people to get their flu shots.

Laurie Christy says that virtually everyone over the age of six months should get their shots this fall. Last year 620 cases of flu were reported in Laramie County and another 3.931 statewide. Experts say that while getting a shot will not absolutely guarantee  that you won’t get the flu, it is the single best thing you can do to protect yourself. It also makes it much less likely that you will pass the flu to others.

Christy says city-county health is offering the regular flu shots this fall as well as the nasal mist for healthy people between the ages of 2 and 49. She says the high dosage shots are also available for people age 65 and over.. The department will offer flu shot clinics on October 2 and 8 from 7am until 6pm at the department at 100 central avenue.

Christy says the department will also offer walk in clinics weekday mornings between 10am and 11:45 am. Christy also says people can call and schedule an appointment at another time if necessary..The regular shots cost $22 and the nasal mist cost $30. Christy says the department does accept some insurance, including Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Win  health, Medicare and Medicaid..

Christy says the department only has the vaccine containing eggs, so people allergic to eggs should not get those shots.

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