Arm yourself against the flu

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Sept. 27, 2013 -- There are several opportunities to participate in flu shot clinics at Cabarrus County locations in the coming weeks.

 

Veterans

Veterans can take part in a free, walk-in flu shot clinic on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m.-noon in the multipurpose room (Room 230) of the Cabarrus County Government Center, 65 Church Street SE in Concord. The shots are provided by the Salisbury VA Medical Center. To receive a flu shot, you must present a DD214 or VA medical ID card and a photo ID.
 
For more information on the flu shot clinic for veterans, call Cabarrus County Veterans Services at 704-920-2869 or visit their website.
 

Seniors

The Cabarrus County Senior Center in Concord (331 Corban Ave.) will offer flu shot clinics for seniors on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m.-noon and Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 1-4 p.m. There is a $30 cost to participate in the clinics, payable by check or cash. Patients with Medicare Part B and BCBS insurance can present their insurance card at the time of service and get the shot at no cost. Walk-ins to the senior center clinics are accepted, but advance registration is preferred.
 
For more information or to register for the flu shot clinic for seniors at the Cabarrus County Senior Center in Concord, call 704-920-3484.