Flu vaccine available for seniors

The Influenza (flu) Vaccine will be available to Comal County Senior Citizens, ages 60 and older on: Friday, October 22, 2004, at the Comal County Senior Citizens Center, 655 Landa St., New Braunfels and on Friday, October 29, 2020 at the Canyon Lake Recreation Center, located at the Dam Access Road. These clinics will be held from 9:00 am until 11:30 am and from 1:30 pm until 4:00 pm. The flu vaccine will also be available for seniors on Friday, November 5, 2020 at the Comal county Health Department satellite office, 30450 Cougar Bend in Bulverde.

Assignment will be accepted for Medicare Part B and for Railroad Retirement. The cost will be $10 for seniors with Secure Horizons, Tri-Care, or any other program.

The flu vaccine is recommended annually for individuals with chronic health problems and for all individuals 60 years and older. The vaccine is a combination of three killed virus strains, which are expected by the Center for Disease Control to e those which will cause the most problems for Americans during this flu season. Because the viruses are "killed," they are not capable of producing illness. Vaccine supplies are plentiful.


For additional information please call the Comal county Health Department at (830) 608-2015.

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