By SHELLEY TERRY - firstname.lastname@example.org
Roll up your sleeves! It’s time again for your flu vaccine.
The Ashtabula City Health Department gives flu shots from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, or at one of our nine locations now through mid-October, health officials said.
At the clinics, Ashtabula residents will pay $20 for regular flu and nasal spray vaccines and $40 for high dose flu shots. Medicare Part B and Medicaid are accepted for payment for flu and pneumonia shots.
The pneumonia vaccine is available for seniors ages 65 and older.
The nasal spray is for people ages 2 to 49 years, who would prefer the nasal spray over the vaccine. A tetanus with pertussis booster is $10 (needed every 10 years).
Ohio’s influenza season typically lasts between January and March.
Below is a list of city health department sponsored clinics.
Sept. 30 — Drive Thru Clinic at City Hall (3 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Oct. 1 — Harbor Topky Library (2 p.m. to 3 p.m.)
Oct. 2 — Senior Center (11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
Oct. 3 — Hoffman’s Pharmacy (2 p.m. to 3 p.m.)
Oct. 10 — Ashtabula Public Library (2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Oct. 11 — Bethany Lutheran Church (11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
The Health Department also offers influenza shots at its office at 4717 Main Ave. every Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
For more information, call 440-992-7122 or 440- 992-7123.