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County Giving Free Flu Shots Saturday

You can get a jump on flu season tomorrow, and also help the county prepare for a possible emergency. Free flu shots will be offered on a drive-through basis at Twin Cities Church in Grass Valley. County Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Patti Carter says her department will be conducting an exercise, simulating how fast they can get everyone vaccinated if there was an epidemic…

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Carter says the Centers for Disease Control would like everyone in the county vaccinated in about 72 hours if there was a real emergency. For the public, the drill means free flu shots, but expect a little bit of a wait time, and also some traffic delays…

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No walk-ups or people on bicycles are allowed, and you have to stay in your car. Depending on the amount of people who show up, there could be a wait of over half-an-hour. The free flu shots are tomorrow at Twin Cities Church on Rough and Ready Highway, from 10am to 2pm.

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