Health officials to offer flu shots at the Fair for Senior Day - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Health officials to offer flu shots at the Fair for Senior Day

Source: MGN Source: MGN
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi State Department of Health will be offering flu and pneumonia vaccinations for senior citizens at the Mississippi State Fair this week.

They are doing this as part of Senior American Day.

The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, October 8, at the north entrance of the Mississippi Coliseum.

MSDH says the flu shots are NOT free. 

The costs are $30 for the regular flu vaccine, $55 for the high-dose flu vaccine (for those 65 and older), and $83 for the pneumococcal vaccine. Seniors are asked to please bring a photo ID and your proof of insurance to the event.

For more information on seasonal flu, visit the MSDH website at www.HealthyMS.com/flu.

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