- The Richmond County Health Department South Augusta clinic on Windsor Spring Road will offer shots from 8 to 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. (706) 790-0661.
- Columbia County Health Department will offer a clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday-Friday in Building A at the Evans Government Center Complex. (706) 868-3330.
- Aiken County Health Department will begin offering shots from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 and November 3 at the Aiken County Office Complex, 828 Richland Ave. (803) 642-1687.
- North Augusta Health Department will hold clinics from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 2 at 802 E. Martintown Road. (803) 278-3621.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that those at highest risk from influenza be vaccinated first. Healthier and younger people should not seek a flu shot until Oct. 24. Among those considered high risk:
- People age 65 and older
- Pregnant women
- People living in long-term-care facilities
- Those ages 2-64 with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes
- Children age 6 months to 23 months
- Health care providers involved in direct patient care
- Those living with or providing care to children younger than 6 months old.
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