RALEIGH, N.C. — Wake County Human Services is now scheduling appointments for free flu shots for all high-risk individuals under the new guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Under the new CDC guidelines for giving flu shots, individuals who are considered high-risk are:
In addition to flu shots, a limited supply of FluMist is available for healthy people between the ages of 5 and 49 at Wake County's Raleigh clinic. Walk-in flu shot clinics will also be held in Fuquay-Varina and Zebulon on specific days throughout January.
At the Human Services Sunnybrook Building, located on 10 Sunnybrook Road in Raleigh, flu shots and FluMist will be given by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call
, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
In addition to the appointments, a special walk-in flu shot clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8 at the Sunnybrook Building.
Beginning Jan. 4, walk-in flu shot clinics will be held each Tuesday at the Wake County Southern Regional Center (SRC) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The SRC is located at 130 North Judd Parkway N.E. in Fuquay-Varina.
Beginning Jan. 7, walk-in flu shot clinics will be held each Friday at the Wake County Eastern Regional Center, 1002 Dogwood Lane located in Zebulon, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.