If you need a flu shot, the Oakland County Health Division (OCHD) will be offering them Oct. 23, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills.
OCHD is also offering flu shots now, at a cost of $16, at the North Oakland Health Center, 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Building 34 East in Pontiac, and the South Oakland Health Center, 27725 Greenfield Road in Southfield. Flu clinic hours are 12 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. -5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Residents can register on-line at oakgov.com/health.
“We encourage everyone to get a flu shot and reduce their risk of getting the flu this season,” said Kathy Forzley, manager/health officer of the Oakland County Health Division. “Each year nationwide, tens of thousands of people die from the flu. Receiving a flu shot helps lower the risk of getting the flu and becoming ill.”
Outreach clinics will also be held at the following locations:
Walled Lake Community Center, 615 N. Pontiac Trail
Oct. 9, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Nov. 2, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois
Oct. 16. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
On-line registration provides a consent form that must be taken to the clinic selected. On-line payment options include Visa, MasterCard, Medicare and/or Medicaid, or residents may select to pay cash at the time of appointment. To register by phone, call 248-858-7350 or 248-424-7120. Flu shots are also available on a walk-in basis. Walk-in payment options include Medicare, Medicaid and cash (no credit cards, checks or money orders).
Source: Oakland County Health Division press release