Arkansas begins vaccinations as flu season nears

Posted: September 27, 2017 at 1:10 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/DAVID GOTTSCHALK Laura Munoz (left) jokes with Justina Arriaza, R.N., with the Arkansas Department of Health, Thursday, October 13, 2016, before receiving her shot at a Arkansas Department Health shot clinic at the Jones Center in Springdale.

Public influenza vaccination clinics have begun in Northwest Arkansas as the annual flu season nears.

At a glance

Health Department flu vaccine clinics

The Arkansas Health Department will offer flu vaccines at no cost to patients at several public clinics in the next several weeks. Madison County’s clinic was held Tuesday. The vaccines are also available at the department’s county units or from private health care providers.

• Washington County

When: 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: The Jones Center, 922 E. Emma Ave., Springdale

• Carroll County

When: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday

Where: 402 Hailey Road, Berryville

• Crawford County

When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday

Where: Office of Emergency Management, 1820 Chestnut St., Van Buren

• Sebastian County

When: 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday

Where: 3112 S. 70th St., Fort Smith

• Benton County

When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 20

Where: Rogers Activity Center, 315 Olive St.

Source: Arkansas Department of Health

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