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Fargo Cass Public Health to host Flu Shot Friday event



Fargo, North Dacota – On October 28, Fargo Cass Public Health (FCPH) will have a Flu Shot Friday program. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., flu vaccines will be given to walk-in patients at the main FCPH office at 1240 25th Street South in Fargo.

For access to the clinic, follow outside signage to the WEST door of the main building; internal signage will provide further guidance.

The best method to lower your risk of contracting seasonal flu and spreading it to others is to receive a yearly flu shot.

The flu shot can help prevent flu-related illnesses, doctor visits, and missed work and school time. We all have a crucial role to play each flu season, according to FCPH Public Health Nurse Manager Rachael Johnson. We can safeguard not just ourselves but also our community by getting the flu shot.

The influenza virus infects the nose, throat, and occasionally the lungs, causing a contagious respiratory ailment known as the flu, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. It can lead to mild to severe disease, and occasionally even death.

Getting vaccinated against the flu each year is the first and most crucial step in preventing the illness. It has been demonstrated that the flu vaccine lowers the chance of significant flu complications, which can lead to hospitalization or even death, as well as flu-related illnesses.

Quick Facts:

• Appointments not needed for the October 28 event
• Both regular seasonal and high-dose vaccine will be available
• Individuals should bring Medicare or health insurance information to the clinic
• Additional information available at