DeKalb County to host flu, COVID-19 vaccine clinic next week


DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The state’s health department will host a clinic for flu shots and COVID-19 vaccines next week in DeKalb County.

The clinic will be held at the DeKalb County VFW Fairgrounds in Fort Payne on Wednesday, October 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

In addition to first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and flu shots, the clinic will also offer third doses of the Moderna vaccine if you meet any of the following conditions:

  • If you are immunocompromised and:
    • Receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
    • Received an organ transplant and taking medicine to suppress the immune system
    • Received a stem cell transplant within the last two years or taking medicine to suppress the immune system
    • Have moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
    • Have advanced or untreated HIV infection
    • Are in active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that suppress an immune response

For information on flu or COVID-19 vaccines, visit the Alabama Department of Public Health’s website here.

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