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Providence hosts drive-thru flu shot clinic

Providence will offer a free drive-thru flu shot clinic starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Spokane Teaching Health Clinic. The session is scheduled to run until 3 p.m. or until the vaccine supply is gone. People can be vaccinated without leaving their cars, and appointments are not necessary.

Lesson not learned: Europe unprepared as 2nd virus wave hits

ROME – Europe’s second wave of coronavirus infections has struck well before flu season even started, with intensive care wards filling up again and bars shutting down. Making matters worse, authorities say, is a widespread case of “COVID-fatigue.”

MultiCare hosts flu shot clinics with extended hours

Starting Oct. 3, MultiCare Rockwood Clinic says it will offer seasonal flu shot clinics on Saturdays for its established patients. In addition to flu shots offered during regular facility hours, the designated flu shot clinics for its current patients will be at four locations.

House Call: Deciphering flu facts from fiction

It seems like talk about vaccines is everywhere these days – and rightly so, as immunizations save lives. It’s estimated that during the 2018-2019 flu season, flu shots helped prevent more than 4 million flu cases and 58,000 hospital visits.

Health district, community set plans for flu shots

The Spokane Regional Health District plans to schedule drive-thru flu vaccine clinics soon after receiving its childhood flu doses from the state Department of Health, said SRHD spokeswoman Kelli Hawkins. The DOH also is supplying the agency with adult flu doses, so SRHD will be able to provide the flu vaccine to adults who are uninsured or under-insured.

House Call: A friendly reminder about shots and flu season

As Spokane continues to embrace new ways of living, working and socializing, there are seasonal reminders that keep us anchored in familiar things like back to school and, of course, flu season. As we navigate daily life through the lens of recent changes, there’s comfort in knowing some things stay consistent.