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Southern Nevada Health District partnership to bring free flu shot clinic in Henderson

Posted at 4:06 PM, Nov 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-05 19:06:02-05

Roseman University College of Pharmacy and the Southern Nevada Health District have teamed up to offer an Adult Flu Shot Clinic from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Nov. 14 at the University’s Henderson campus, located at 11 Sunset Way.

Flu shots will be available at no cost for adults aged 19 and older.

For more information and directions to the clinic, click here. Please note that facial masks must be worn and social distancing guidelines will be followed.

The CDC is warning that flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 will simultaneously be spreading this fall and winter. That is why it is important to be vaccinated against the flu. This will not only to reduce your risk of contracting the flu, but it will also help reduce the strain on healthcare resources in Southern Nevada.

Symptoms of the flu are very similar to COVID-19. Both can result in serious and even life-threatening illness.

The flu vaccine can protect you against flu viruses and has been shown to reduce the complications and hospitalizations that can occur with a flu infection.