Stories tagged with: flu shot

December 30, 2013 - 6:38pm
34 weeks 4 days ago

Flu activity is on the rise in Ohio and the Ohio Department of Health is encouraging people to get vaccinated.

The Medical Director of the Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department Dr. Vicki Whitacre says that flu cases are popping up in Northern Ohio and they are likely to spread to our area in the following weeks. People who have not received vaccinations still have time to get their flu shot.

"No it's not too late. The more people who get immunized the less it will be...

October 8, 2009 - 5:10pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

Record crowds swarmed the Muskingum County fairgrounds today to get free seasonal flu shots.

But the free clinic ran out of flu shots around four this afternoon, three hours before the clinic was scheduled to close.

"The clinic has ordered about 13,000 flu shots so if the flu shots we have here today are gone by the end of the day, we will have given 13,000 flu shots in 5 days," says Crystal Bebout the Executive Director at Rambo Memorial Health Center.

September 29, 2009 - 4:31pm
4 years 47 weeks ago

Muskingum County residents planning to get their seasonal flu shot down at the fairgrounds on Thursday will have to wait another week.

According to Rambo Health Center Executive Director Crystal Bebout, the companies the center ordered the vaccines from set an initial delivery date of August 28.

"Because of that early date and because of the H1N1 outbreak, we decided to start our immunization earlier this year," said Bebout. "We recieved two of the manufacturers...

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