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Orange County To Offer FluMist Friday, Monday

Posted December 19, 2003 11:33 a.m. EST

— The Orange County Health Department will be offering a small supply of the FluMist nasal inhalant flu vaccine beginning Friday at 12:30 p.m.

FluMist is a weakened, live influenza spray that is administered in the nose. It is only for healthy individuals between the ages of 5 and 49 with no allergy to eggs.

There is a fee of $25 for the vaccine, no charge for Medicaid patients.

FluMist will be available Friday from 12:30 to 5 p.m. and Monday from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at the Orange County Health Department at 300 West Tryon Street in Hillsborough.

Please call

245-2478

or

245-2479

to schedule an appointment.