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Recent flu clinic serves hundreds of local residents


Kimball Health Services

Marvin Haug of Bushnell takes his flu shot in stride from Pennie Anderson, RN, at the Kimball Health Services drive-thru flu clinic Saturday at the former West Elementary School. Approximately 300 local participants took part in last Saturday’s flu clinic, hosted by Kimball Health Services.

Getting the flu vaccine was no big deal for about 300 participants at Saturday’s Kimball Health Services’ flu clinic at the former West Elementary School building.

In fact, it was one of the best turnouts in years for the annual community flu clinic, held just in time for the traditional start of flu season. Participants either rolled up their sleeve and were vaccinated through their car window on the south end of the building, or parked and walked for a shot in one of the former classrooms.

“We feel like we got a great head start in preventing some nasty flu symptoms,” said Penn...

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