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Mass Flu Clinic held in Texarkana, Arkansas

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TEXARKANA, Ark. -

Texarkana, Arkansas residents lined up Thursday to get a free flu shot at the mass flu clinic.

The Miller County Health Unit offered their annual drive thru flu clinic at the Four States Fairgrounds.
    
The vaccine protects against seasonal flu.
    
While flu activity is low right now, it is expected to rise in the coming weeks.
    
The CDC recommends that everyone aged six months and older get a flu vaccine every year.
    
Miller County Health officials say more than 800 people received a flu shot at the mass clinic last year.

"We get lots of compliments about the convenience and accessibility, said Cynthia White, Miller County Health Unit. "Once you get your flu vaccination, it protects the community and your family."

School flu shot clinics begin November 1st.

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