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RMH: Free flu shots for donations to Food Bank


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Beginning Saturday, Jan. 23, RMH will offer free H1N1 influenza immunizations to those who bring a non-perishable food donation for the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.

The free shots will be available to those age six months and up at the RMH flu clinic, located at 51B Burgess Road (behind Shoney’s) — in Harrisonburg.

The clinic will be open only for walk-in immunizations—not for care of flu symptoms–on the following schedule:

– Saturday, Jan. 23–10 a.m.-2 p.m.
– Tuesdays, Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23—8 a.m.-2 p.m.
– Thursdays, Jan. 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25—10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The immunizations will be available as long as the vaccine supply lasts.

“When we received our vaccine shipments, our first commitment was to immunize our employees and patients,” explained Terri Huffman, director, Primary Care Services. “We now have additional vaccine to offer those in the community who have not received an immunization. We have several months of flu season left, so it is not too late to get immunized and have protection against H1N1.”




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