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Cold and flu medication lines the shelves at the Walgreens on Hively Avenue in Elkhart. Elkhart County has seen an increase in the number of reported flu cases coming in to be treated in the last few days. (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia) (AP)

Gwen Davis from Community Occupational Medicine inoculates Nick Casey, 22, of Jonesville, Va., on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2013. (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia, File) (AP)
County health department will give out limited number of flu vaccines

Posted on Jan. 3, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Jan. 3, 2014 at 1:49 p.m.

ELKHART — The Elkhart County Health Department has scheduled three flu vaccine clinics.

Vaccines will be given to children and adults while supplies last. Gwen Jaeger, manager of Community Health Nursing for the health department, said Friday, Jan. 3, that about 100 vaccines are available.

Clinics are from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 8 and Jan. 10, and from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 13. Clinics are at the Lincoln Center, 608 Oakland Ave., Elkhart.

Vaccines are $25 for people 3 and older and $29 for children ages 6 months to 35 months. An administration fee will be charged for children eligible for Vaccines for Children. Medicare part B will be accepted with card.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 574-523-2127 or 877-523-2283, ext. 2127.