On Thursday November 19th every county in Tennessee will host a Fight Flu TN vaccine clinic. The concept behind the clinics is to make getting a flu vaccine easier for everyone. No appointment is needed to receive a vaccine.
In Campbell County the event will be held at the Campbell County Health Department in Jacksboro at 162 Sharp Perkins Road. For more information call 423-562-8351.
The Tennessee Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend a yearly flu vaccine for everyone ages six months and older. The also consider it especially important for pregnant women to get flu shots to protect themselves and their unborn children, as flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women.