09/15/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/15/2021 09:24
Sanford Health Media Relations
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FARGO, N.D., Sept. 15, 2021 - Sanford Health is offering several options to get the seasonal influenza (flu) vaccination. Patients will have the option to also get the COVID-19 vaccination at the same time.
Sanford Health Jamestown, 300 Second Ave. NE., is offering flu and COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment only to adults and children at vaccination events on the following days:
Patients must make an appointment by going to My Sanford Chart or by calling 701-251-6000. All ages are welcome during any of the clinic dates. The nasal mist flu vaccine will not be available at the vaccination events.
COVID-19 vaccines will also be available the same time as the flu vaccinations. The Pfizer COVID-19 is available for individuals 12 years of age and older. The second dose of the vaccine should be received 21 days after the first dose. Patients will be asked to wear facemasks and follow social distancing guidelines. If you don't have a face mask, Sanford will provide one for you.
For more information on how to get a flu shot, visit SanfordHealth.org/Flu.
Who should receive a flu shot?
Everyone ages six months and older should get a flu vaccination annually to reduce the risk of becoming ill with influenza or transmitting it to others. Certain groups are at higher risk and are strongly recommended to receive the vacation:
To prevent transmission to high-risk populations, vaccination is also recommended for:
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