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Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinics prepare for 2019-20 flu season

YAKIMA — Yakima Medical-Dental Clinic, 11th Avenue Family Medicine Clinic and Lincoln Avenue Medical-Dental Clinic are offering flu shots for patients and community members. You do not have to be a patient of these clinics to take advantage of the flu clinic hours.

"Now is the ideal time to get your flu shot," said Lori Kelley, Senior Director of Quality at the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic

Flu vaccines cause antibodies to develop in the body about two weeks after vaccination, and these antibodies protect against infection.

Getting the vaccine is recommended for everyone ages 6 months and older. People can stop by without an appointment and get a flu shot for $20. Below is a list of the dates, times, and locations of flu shot clinics.

Yakima Medical-Dental Clinic

Saturday, October 19, 2019 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 – 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 – 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 26, 2019 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 – 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 – 1 to 4:30 p.m.

602 East Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, WA 98901

11th Avenue Family Medicine Clinic

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

314 South 11th Avenue, Suite A, Yakima, WA 98902

Lincoln Avenue Medical-Dental Center

Thursday, October 24, 2019 – 3 to 6 p.m.

Thursday, October 31, 2019 – 3 to 6 p.m.

2205 West Lincoln Ave., Yakima, WA 98902

If you get a flu shot at a location that's not your regular clinic, be sure to tell your primary care provider.

 

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