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Free Flu Clinics in Springfield, Mo. Start Oct. 21st

The Springfield Flu Immunization Coalition will offer adult seasonal flu shot clinics beginning this month. These vaccinations offer protection against seasonal flu and include protection against the H1N1 virus. Vaccinations will be available at no cost for adult residents without health insurance.

Residents without insurance who are unable to pay for a flu shot are . . . → Read More: Free Flu Clinics in Springfield, Mo. Start Oct. 21st

Do Your Kids Have Their Vaccinations for School?

A Friday afternoon message from Sid the Science Kid:

Have your kids gone back to school? Tell us about it in our discussion forum!

Mobile Vaccination Clinics: Free and Low-Cost Vaccinations for Children

Don’t look now, but it’s already August, and Back to School is around the corner. Have your kids been vaccinated for their return to school? Before your kids get exposed to a whole new round of potential diseases, don’t forget to make sure all their vaccines are up to date.

Fortunately, many hospitals, churches . . . → Read More: Mobile Vaccination Clinics: Free and Low-Cost Vaccinations for Children

Whooping Cough Cases Up! Have You Been Vaccinated?

With nearly 18,000 reported cases of whooping cough this year, it may be the worst year for whooping cough in almost half a century so we just wanted to remind everyone about whooping cough vaccines.

This is a good time to make sure your child is up-to-date on vaccination against whooping cough, or pertussis. . . . → Read More: Whooping Cough Cases Up! Have You Been Vaccinated?

Tip: Have You Tried Going to Your Pharmacist For Your Vaccines?

With Florida passing a new law which lets pharmacists administer vaccines for pneumonia and shingles, we just wanted to remind everyone that in most states, pharmacies can be a much easier and lower-cost source of vaccines than your doctor.  Even for vaccines that require a prescription, in many places it’s still much easier to get . . . → Read More: Tip: Have You Tried Going to Your Pharmacist For Your Vaccines?

Elvis the Cat: Free Cat Rabies Clinic in Middletown, New Jersey on September 17th

If you live in New Jersey and your cat hasn’t had a rabies shot, here’s a great opportunity.  The Middletown Township Health Department and Animal Control will be holding a free Cat rabies clinic on September 17, 2011. The clinic will be held from 9am until 11am at the Kings Hwy/Penelope Lane overflow parking lot.

Some . . . → Read More: Elvis the Cat: Free Cat Rabies Clinic in Middletown, New Jersey on September 17th

Indiana: Free Vaccinations Still Available for Children With Health Insurance

Good news if you live in Indiana.  Free vaccinations will be available for all children, including children with health insurance, through the end of the year. Even though free vaccinations were originally planned to be restricted to uninsured and underinsured children starting in July, the Indiana State Department of Health has announced that it is . . . → Read More: Indiana: Free Vaccinations Still Available for Children With Health Insurance

Will You Really Need a Flu Vaccine Next Year?

We’re usually the first one to point out that one of the very best ways to cut down on your medical bills is to stay healthy in the first place. And one of the best ways to stay healthy on a budget is to get vaccinated. Vaccines are usually the most affordable way to avoid . . . → Read More: Will You Really Need a Flu Vaccine Next Year?

A Song For Sunday Morning

Instead of doing our own song and dance about the importance of vaccination, we thought we’d share someone else’s today:

(You really wouldn’t want to hear us sing anyway…)

Remember:  Vaccines are an easy and affordable way to save on your medical bills by preventing disease in the first place!

. . . → Read More: A Song For Sunday Morning

Remote Area Medical (RAM): Free Medical, Dental, Vision in Smithville, Tennessee November 13th-14th

A reminder to our friends in Tennessee. The Remote Area Medical (RAM) mobile clinic will be visiting DeKalb County High School in Smithville, Tennesse on November 13th and 14th, providing free medical, dental and vision care to the uninsured, underinsured, unemployed and anyone else who cannot pay for care, both adults and children.

Be sure . . . → Read More: Remote Area Medical (RAM): Free Medical, Dental, Vision in Smithville, Tennessee November 13th-14th