During October, the Wilkes-Barre City Health Department will be holding a free flu vaccine clinic for residents.

The quadrivalent flu vaccine, designed to protect against four different flu viruses, will be available to residents 6 months of age and older. Proof of residency is required to receive the vaccination. High-dose flu vaccine will be available to people age 65 and older.

Scheduled clinics:

• Oct. 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. inside St. Mary’s Antioch Orthodox Church, 905 S. Main St.

• Stop by Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., on Oct. 7 from 4 to 7 p.m.

• Stop by Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., on Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon.

• Oct. 12 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Hollenback Fire Station, 1020 N. Washington St.

• Oct. 17 from 3 to 6 p.m., drive through First Assembly of God, 424 Stanton St.

• Oct. 24 from 3 to 6 p.m. drive-by, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 401 E. Main St.

For more information, contact the Department of Health at 570-208-4283 and visit www.wilkes-barre.city/FluVaccineClinics.

— Staff report


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