A free drive-thru flu clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital. The shots are for persons ages 14 and up and will be given on a first-come, first-served basis (no appointment needed).
Riverside will have both the regular vaccine and HD vaccine (recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for adults age 65 and older) available at the clinic, while supplies last.
Masking will be required at all times at the clinic. Temperature checks and additional safety screenings will be required prior to any patient receiving a flu shot.
Patients must confirm they have none of the following symptoms: fever, cough, sore throat, chills, muscle pain, loss of taste or smell, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fatigue, headache, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting or diarrhea.
Patients who are sick or show any of the symptoms noted above should contact their physician before getting the flu vaccination.
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