Annual flu shots and COVID-19 vaccine booster walk-in clinics begin October 5

October 5, Veterans Memorial Hospital Community and Home Care/Allamakee County Public Health will begin to offer their annual Flu Shot Clinics. The new COVID-19 vaccine booster for the variant strains will also be offered, as well as the primary (first and second doses) of the COVID-19 vaccine.

These walk-in clinics will begin Wednesday, October 5, from 9-11:30 a.m. in the ICN room located on the west side of the hospital, next to the Gundersen Clinic. Parking will be available right outside that entrance, marked with orange cones. Additional flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine clinics will follow at the same time each Wednesday including October 12, October 19, October 26, November 2 and November 9.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Be sure to wear a mask and bring and insurance card and vaccination card if coming for any of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Veterans Memorial Hospital also has a number of free COVID-19 testing kits and N-95 masks available and are giving these away free to the public. Feel free to stop by the main entrance of the Veterans Memorial Hospital or either of the Medical Clinics in Waukon or Postville to pick up these free items.

For more information, call Veterans Memorial Hospital Allamakee Public Health at 563-568-5660.