Community center offers flu shots

CROSBY – Crosby Community Center offers flu and pneumonia immunizations Friday, October 3 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Immunizations administered by MaxiHealth Systems are free to Medicare Plan B recipients ages 65 and better. HMO and Medicare HMO plans do not cover the costs of immunizations.

The vaccine is also available for individuals 13 to 64 years of age with a $30 fee for the flu vaccination and $40 fee for the pneumonia vaccination. Payment by check or cash is required at the time immunizations are administered. Registration begins Tuesday, September 2.

All participants are required to sign a medical consent form. Immunizations are provided to children ages 13 to 18 years old who have previously received flu immunizations. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.