ree flu shots available in Lincoln County Nov. 19  Statewide free flu vaccination event to “Fight Flu TN”

The Lincoln County Health Department is offering flu vaccines at no charge to the community during a special “Fight Flu TN” vaccination event, tomorrow, November 19.

“Getting a flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself, your family and others in our community from the flu,” said Pam Browning, Lincoln County Health Department Director. “The flu can make you very sick, keep you away from work, school and other activities, put you in the hospital or even take your life. We urge everyone in Lincoln County who hasn’t received a flu vaccine yet to get one now, and this event is a great time to do it.”

The Lincoln County Health Department will provide flu vaccines November 19 at no cost to anyone who wishes to receive one at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds (1003 Hedgemont Avenue) from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Please note that no COVID-19 testing will be taking place at the Lincoln County Health Department this day.

The Lincoln County Health Department recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone ages six months and older. The flu vaccine is especially important for infants, young children, pregnant women, adults over age 50 and those with chronic medical conditions. The flu vaccine remains the best protection against influenza.

For more information about the flu and getting a flu vaccine, contact your health care provider, call the Lincoln County Health Department at 931-433-3231 or visit tn.gov/health/fightflu.