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Now prime vaccine time

Series: News Briefs | Story 10

September 24, 2020

COLFAX—Flu vaccines are now available at the Public Health Department, including the one for seniors which was in low supply last year. According to Deanna Claybaugh, Whitman County Public Health community health nurse, the health department has received several hundred doses of the flu vaccine for those 65 years of age and older. Shipment issues last year meant a lot of seniors did not receive the vaccine.

The CDC recommends people receive a flu vaccine in September or October, before the flu is active in their area. It take two weeks or longer for the antibodies that protect from influ...

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