FARGO — Both Sanford Health and Essentia Health will be offering influenza shots this month in preparation for the flu season.
Sanford will be offering clinics from 5 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 8, 10, 22 and 29 at Sanford Southpointe Clinic, 2400 32nd Ave. S. No appointment is needed.
All ages are welcome during any of the clinic dates. The nasal mist flu vaccine will not be available at the blitzes.
Flu vaccine clinics are also scheduled at Sanford locations outside Fargo-Moorhead. To view all dates and times, visit sanfordhealth.org.
The flu vaccine will be available at all Essentia Health locations.
No appointment is needed at the following Essentia walk-in clinics:
- North Fargo, 1100 19th Ave. N, Fargo.
- Osgood, 4622 40th Ave. S., Fargo.
- Downtown Moorhead, 720 Main Ave.
- 52nd Ave., 4110 51st Ave. S., Fargo.
- West Acres, 3902 13th Ave. S., Fargo.
- West Fargo, 1401 13th Ave. E., West Fargo.
Essentia will also be holding a "Spooktacular" flu event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, for the whole family. The event will feature trick or treating, games and prizes, craft and vendor show and more, along with flu shots.
People can make an appointment at any Essentia Health clinic by calling 701-364-8900 to receive the flu vaccination.
For general information about the upcoming influenza season, check out the CDC’s resources online at cdc.gov/flu/index.htm.