Flu Season Is Here Following Last Years Deadliest In Decades

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Flu season has officially arrived with the first reported case of a hospitalization here in Spokane reported earlier this week.

The Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) is recommending people get their flu shots as soon as possible following last years deadliest flu in decades that claimed 80,000 lives nationwide.

The SRHD is partnering with local agencies to offer the following free vaccination clinics:

Childhood vaccinations and flu shots for children:

  • Thursday, Oct. 12, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Reardan Elementary, 245 S. Aspen St.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 17, 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Farwell Elementary, 13005 N. Crestline St.

Childhood vaccinations and flu shots for children and adults (Rotary Club-sponsored):  

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24, 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    • Garfield Elementary, 222 W. Knox Ave.
    • Logan Elementary, 1001 E. Montgomery Ave.
    • Stevens Elementary, 1717 E. Sinto Ave.

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