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Time To Get Your Flu Shot

(Le Mars) -- It won't be long before flu season is upon us, and Deb Steffen, Community Health Manager with the Floyd Valley Hospital of Le Mars says now is the time to start thinking about getting that flu shot.    
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Steffen says nearly everyone should get an influenza vaccine.  She says there are only a few exceptions.
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Steffen says the flu vaccine, covers three types of influenza, and should last for the entire flu season.
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The Community Health Manager says the Center for Disease Control monitors the flu season worldwide, and therefore chooses which strains may be the most common.

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Floyd Valley Hospital has established a number of clinics throughout Plymouth County during the month of October in which flu shots will be given.  The fee for flu shots is $25.

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