AUBURN, Ind. (WFFT) — The DeKalb County Health Department announced Wednesday it will host free flu shot clinics for adults and children this month.
On Friday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., adults are able to receive a flu shot vaccine for free at the DeKalb County Fair Grounds via drive-thru.
The health department says vaccinations will be given until 2 p.m. or if the supply is gone first.
Participants will enter the fairgrounds on 18th Street.
From there, participants will register, receive their vaccination in the arm and drive away.
The department is asking those who come to wear face masks and short sleeves when they receive their shot.
Also on Friday, the county is hosting a food drive in Garrett.
Donations of dried foods, canned goods or cash will be collected for the Community Care Food Pantry at the Garrett United Methodist Church.
The DeKalb County Health Department says they will also host a free flu vaccine clinic for children and their families during the following dates and times.
Appointments are required for these clinics. No walk-ins will be accepted.
Those who are interested can call 260-925-2220 to schedule an appointment.
The Department asks that anyone over the age of 8 wear a face mask and for everyone to maintain social distancing.
The vaccine clinic will be open on the following days at the DeKalb County Fair Grounds:
- Wednesday, Oct. 7 from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 2:15 pm – 6 p.m.
- Tuesday, Oct. 20 from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Thursday, Oct. 22 from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Thursday, Oct. 29 from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.