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Qualified children can get free flu vaccine at KC Health Department

Updated: 2013-01-11T23:40:20Z

The Kansas City Health Department is offering a limited supply of free nasal spray flu vaccine to qualified children.

Children between the ages of six months and 18 years who have no health insurance or who qualify for Medicaid can get either the FluMist nasal spray vaccine or a flu shot at no cost through the Vaccine for Children program.

The vaccine is available at the Health Department, 2400 Troost Ave., during regular clinic hours from 8-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays.

More information on flu shot clinics may be found at the Health Department Web page, www.kcmo.org/health.

| Alan Bavley, abavley@kcstar.com

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