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Flu vaccine clinics in the Tri-State area

November 09, 2003

Washington County flu vaccine clinics will be held at the following times and locations:

n 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 - Hancock Community Center, 126 W. High St., Hancock

n 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 - South Hagerstown High School, 1101 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown

n 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18 - Boonsboro American Legion, 710 N. Main St., Boonsboro

n 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21 - Martin Luther King Center, 141 W. North St., Hagerstown

n 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24 - Elks Club Lodge No. 378, 11603 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown

n 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25 - Williamsport Redmen Lodge No. 84, 16129 Lappans Road, Williamsport

The clinics are for ages 18 years and older. There is a $10 donation for the shots, and Medicare can be billed. People who plan to bill Medicare should bring their Medicare cards.

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Transportation will be available for people who are 60 and older by calling the Washington County Commission on Aging at 301-790-0275, ext. 221. Those seeking transportation will be required to give 48 hours notice.

In Franklin County, Pa., flu clinics are sponsored by area physicians, Franklin County Area Agency on Aging, Cumberland Valley Immunization Coalition, Pennsylvania Department of Health and Summit Health.

Sponsors recommend that you see your primary care physician to receive a flu injection. For information and possible fees, call 1-717-267-7562.

Flu shots will be available at the following community locations:

n 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, and Wednesday, Nov. 12 - Jane's Market, 431 Loudon Road, Mercersburg, Pa.

n 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 - Fort Loudon Senior Center, 142 Mullen St., Fort Loudon, Pa. Free.

n 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 - Sunnyway, 212 N. Antrim Way, Greencastle, Pa.

n 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 - Eugene C. Clarke Recreation Center, 235 S. Third St., Chambersburg, Pa. Free.

Flu shots will be available to Fulton County, Pa., residents at the State Health Center, 182 Buchanan Trail, McConnellsburg, Pa., open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 1-717-485-5137 to make sure nurse is there to give injection.

Injections are free.

West Virginia

n Berkeley County Health Department

800 Emmett Rousch Drive

Martinsburg, W.Va.

1-304-263-5131

$15 donation. Free with Medicare A and B cards.

n Jefferson County Health Department

1948 Wiltshire Road

Kearneysville, W.Va.

1-304-728-8415

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Friday.

Shots cost $15 and are free for ages 65 and older.

n Morgan County Health Department

187 S. Green St.

Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

1-304-258-1513

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays

$15 donation. Free for those with Medicare.

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