Flu shots available for Moore County students

Free flu shots will be given at all Moore County School next week – October 13 at MCHS and October 15 at LES. (File Graphic)

LOCAL NEWS — Flu season is right around the corner and most doctors recommend getting your flu vaccine by late October to ensure maximum effectiveness as cases begin to spike in November and continue to increase through February.

The Moore County Health Department will visit all three locals schools to administer free flu shots for anyone who wants them on October 13 and 15. Staff distributed forms to Lynchburg Elementary students on Tuesday, October 6 and to Moore County Middle School and Moore County High School students on Wednesday, October 7. All completed forms must be turned into school officials by Friday, October 9, according to Moore County School Nurse Shea Logan.

Flu shot will be given at MCMS and MCHS on Tuesday, October 13 and at LES on Thursday, October 15. For more information, call the Moore County Schools Central Office at 931-759-7303. •

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