Henrico offers free flu shots

Posted at 9:49 AM, Jan 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-22 10:56:06-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Still need a flu shot? The Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Henrico Health District will be giving free flu shots Wednesday, January 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The shots are available for people age three and older. The vaccine will be on a first-come, first-serve basis, at the Henrico County Human Services Building at 8600 Dixon Powers Drive.

“Influenza is a very serious disease that everyone should be vaccinated for annually,” Dr. Parham Jaberi, Acting Director for Henrico County Health Department said. “We’ve seen a rapid onset of the flu this year and with a reported shortage of vaccines in certain areas, the Henrico Health Department is pleased to offer this opportunity for community members to get vaccinated at no cost.”

There is more flu information available here: