Cherokee Nation health officials are offering free flu vaccinations for Cherokee Nation citizens and their non-Native family members living in the household to prepare for flu season.
Health officials have dozens of vaccination clinics scheduled this month and next at schools, town halls and health centers throughout the 14-county jurisdiction. For the Cherokee Nation’s flu vaccination schedule, click http://bit.ly/2dNXyso.
In Sequoyah County, vaccinations are planned at the following locations:
Oct. 13, 10 a.m. – noon, Gore School
Oct. 18, 9 a.m. – noon, Moffett School
Oct. 20, 9 a.m. – noon, Brushy School
Oct. 24, 9:30 a.m. –noon, Central School
Oct. 31, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Muldrow Schools
Nov. 1, 9 a.m. – noon, Belfonte School
Nov. 3, 9:30 a.m. – noon, Marble City School
Nov. 10, 9:30 a.m. – noon, Liberty School
Nov. 15, 9:30 a.m. – noon, Roland School
Nov. 22, 10:30 a.m. – noon, Marble City Nutrition Center
The flu season typically runs September to March, but each year it peaks during different months. The tribe vaccinated more than 50,000 people during last year's flu season.
Vaccination clinic dates and locations are subject to change. Visit www.cherokee.org and click on the public notices section under the quick links tab for frequent updates.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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