Winona Health to provide free flu vaccines

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September 14, 2020 2:52 PM

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Posted: September 14, 2020 2:52 PM
Updated: September 14, 2020 3:01 PM

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — Winona Health announced Monday it will offer free flu vaccines to the community throughout October, funding the vaccines through the Winona Health Foundation.
“Over the past six months, so many individuals and businesses stepped up and took care of our healthcare heroes, and we remain deeply grateful,” said Winona Health President/CEO, Rachelle Schultz. “Providing free flu vaccinations this October feels like a good way to reciprocate and to say thank you. Our mission is to improve our community’s health and well-being, and this is one more way Winona Health delivers on that mission.”
The move will help the hospital prepare for the fall season and the potential surge in respiratory illnesses, including influenza, covid-19 and strep throat.

“We’re taking a community approach to vaccination by partnering with Winona County Public Health and the city of Winona to staff and host flu vaccination clinics around the community,” said Schultz. “The goal is to make it convenient for our family, friends and neighbors to get a flu vaccination.”
The dates and times of the Free Community Flu Vaccination Clinics are posted on Winona Health’s, …

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