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MDH Announces 2019 Flu Clinic Dates

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MACOMB, Ill. - The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year. McDonough District Hospital Home Health Care is sponsoring community flu shot clinics at various locations throughout the month of October. The schedule, in chronological order, is as follows:





October 2

10-11 a.m.

Lafayette Square

100 W. Jefferson S.t, Macomb

Thursday, October 3

9-11 a.m.

Citizens Bank

A Division of Morton Community Bank Member FDIC

127 S. Side Square, Macomb

October 7

10-11:30 a.m.

Courtyard Estates

1201 N. Cole St., Bushnell


October 9

9-10 a.m.

11 a.m.-12 p.m.


3-4 p.m.

Table Grove State Bank

Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Bushnell

Macomb City Hall

121 S. Broadway, Table Grove

484 East Main St., Bushnell


232 E. Jackson St., Macomb


October 11

10-11 a.m.

2-3 p.m.

YMCA Senior Center

Grand Prairie Assisted Living

400 E. Calhoun St., Macomb

1307 Meadowlark Ln., Macomb

Wednesday, October 16

9-10 a.m.

11 a.m.-12 p.m.

1:30-3 p.m.

Colchester Senior Center

Blandinsville First Christian Church

Bushnell Recreation & Senior Center

114 W. Depot St., Colchester

230 W. Washington St., Blandinsville

300 Miller St., Bushnell

October 18

9-11 a.m.

American Legion

221 E. Washington St., Macomb

The Centers for Disease Control recommends age appropriate vaccination for the flu. Two flu vaccines will be available, one for ages 18-64 and another for ages 65 and older. MDH will offer flu shots to anyone 18 years of age or older. Anyone under the age of 18 should contact their primary care provider. Participants are asked to wear a short sleeve shirt as all shots are given in the upper arm.

There is no out-of-pocket charge to the Medicare Part B recipient. Persons with Medicare Part B must present their Medicare card, and MDH will bill for this service. The flu shot is $35 for those ages 18-64, and for anyone 65 and older it's $60. Participants may pay with cash, check, or credit card, including Mastercard, Visa, and Discover. 

For more information about the MDH Home Health Care sponsored community flu shot clinics, go to “Classes & Events” on the MDH website or call MDH Home Health Care at (309) 836-1544.