Children in Boone County can get free flu shots starting Tuesday, Oct. 1.
The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services plans to hold weekly rural flu clinics throughout the county, starting Oct. 11. Department spokesperson Trina Teacutter says that the rural flu clinics in Boone County communities have been happening consistently for years.
"You know, doing community clinics in Ashland, Hallsville, Centralia, Sturgeon and Harrisburg — those places," Teacutter says. "We have done rural clinics in all of those areas for over 20 years."
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Boone County is offering free flu shots to children in elementary and middle schools this flu season.