Influenza Clinics offer a shot in the arm

Patrick Fisher, Staff Writer

After last year’s shortage of influenza vaccine, there has been some concern regarding the availability of flu shots for the coming winter.

The short answer is that influenza clinics are being offered, with those considered a high risk being inoculated first.

Cindy Shaughnessy, director of Le Sueur County Public Health, said the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended that until October 24 those people who are considered high risk should be inoculated first.

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