The Caroline County Board of Education and the Caroline County Health Department are once again working together to provide flu vaccinations for students.
This year the health department will be administering injectable flu vaccine. This means the vaccine will be injected in the child's upper arm (bicep) through a small needle. Getting this type of vaccination may cause slightly more discomfort than the nasal spray. According to the Centers for Disease Control, it was determined the injectable flu vaccine worked better than the nasal spray. Injectable flu vaccine is considered safe.
The free flu vaccines for children will be offered in the following areas:
- November 1, 2016, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Caroline County Health Department, 403 S. 7th Street, Denton
- November 9, 2016, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Federalsburg Volunteer Fire House, 208 University Avenue, Federalsburg
- November 17, 2016, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Goldsboro Volunteer Fire House, 700 Line Road, Goldsboro.
If the times above are not convenient, the Caroline County Health Department will hold flu clinics on Friday, October 14 and 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Please contact the Caroline County Health Department at 410-479-8000 if you have any additional questions.