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Portsmouth offers free flu shots at drive-through event on Saturday

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Posted at 9:42 PM, Sep 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-23 21:42:32-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Portsmouth Health Department is offering a free drive-through flu shot event on Saturday, September 24.

The event is at the Tidewater Community College in Portsmouth (120 Campus Drive) from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Free child and adult vaccines will be available for ages 6 months and up.

The event will help the Portsmouth Health Department exercise and evaluate the administration of vaccines in a drive-through format.

Additionally, the event provides free flu shots to the public and helps to increase the influenza vaccination rates in a Virginia.

Since 2010, all people, 6 months of age and older, in the United States have been recommended to receive the annual flu vaccination.