Haven’t gotten your flu shot yet? Tuesday will be a good day to go get it. What makes Tuesday so special? The shots for you and your entire family will be free.
ELIZABETHTON — On Tuesday morning at the Carter County Health Department, some of Tennessee’s most prominent health officials and political leaders practiced what they have been preaching about having everyone get a flu shot.
Local health departments throughout Northeast Tennessee are offering free flu vaccinations on Dec. 5 as part of the Tennessee Department of Health’s “FightFluTN” campaign.
Though reports suggest this year’s flu vaccine is only 10 percent effective against a mutated strain of the virus, health care professionals in Tennessee are still urging people to get their shots.
Mountain States Health Alliance is urging everyone to get a flu shot if they haven’t already to combat an anticipated spike in flu cases.