Flu clinics offered in Wisconsin

FLORENCE, Wis. – The Florence County Health Department is holding community flu clinics.

Clinics will be held at the Florence Town Hall on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon; at the Long Lake Town Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to noon; at the Fence Town Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and at Hillcrest in Aurora on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Cost for the vaccine is $30 for adults. The Health Department will bill Medicare Part B and Wisconsin Medicaid, so if you are on either of those plans, please bring your ID card. If you have private insurance, please plan to pay the fee and a receipt will be provided.

Children who are covered by Badgercare, have no insurance or insurance that doesn’t cover vaccines may receive the flu shot for $15. If your child is covered by private insurance, he or she should get a flu shot from your physician or clinic.

Please call (715) 528-4837 with any questions or to make an appointment.

In Marinette County, adult flu clinics offered through the county health agency include:

– Monday, Oct. 7, Pembine Town Hall, 10 a.m. to noon.

– Monday, Oct. 14, Amberg Community Center, 10 a.m. to noon.

– Wednesday, Oct. 16, Goodman Town Hall, 10 a.m. to noon.

– Thursday, Oct. 24, Wausaukee American Legion, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.