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Free flu shots available in South County; Parson urges all Missourians to get a shot

Free flu shots available in South County; Parson urges all Missourians to get a shot

October 17, 2019

The single best way to protect yourself and others against the flu is to get vaccinated each year, and free flu shots are available in South County this weekend. Gov. Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson received their annual flu shots last week and urge all Missourians to get them. They especially e...

Free flu shot clinics offered in South County and St. Louis area

Gov. Mike Parson gets his flu shot in October 2019.

October 9, 2019

The single best way to protect yourself and others against the flu is to get vaccinated each year, and several St. Louis hospitals are offering free flu shots in South County this weekend and next. Gov. Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson received their annual flu shots last week and urge ...

Learn about benefits of getting flu vaccine

Learn about benefits of getting flu vaccine

September 24, 2019

Jane Kaiser, RN, an experienced nurse with the Visiting Nurse Association of Greater St. Louis, will discuss the benefits of getting your flu vaccination this fall in a presentation at the St. Louis County Library. The event will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Grant’s View Branch,...

Protests organized outside Mercy South after flu shot firing

The new sign in front of the newly renamed Mercy Hospital South. Photo by Pat Dillon.

December 5, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Protesters took to Kennerly Road outside Mercy Hospital South — formerly St. Anthony’s Medical Center — last week to protest the hospital’s decision to fire a nurse who refused to get a flu shot. In online videos, Nelia Abuchon said ...

Free flu-shot clinics available in South County

Free flu-shot clinics available in South County

October 2, 2018

Barnes-Jewish Hospital and SSM Health will be offering free flu vaccinations this October in South County and in various locations across St. Louis and St. Louis County. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the best way to reduce chances of contracting influenza or spreading it to others...

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