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Dekalb Board of Health to Host Passport to Health and Wellness Festival, Vaccination Event

The DeKalb County Board of Health is hosting its Passport to Health and Wellness festival and vaccination event on Sat., Sept. 23, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., at the Board of Health’s Richardson Health Center, located at 445 Winn Way in Decatur.

Three variations of flu shot will be available – Fluarix, for children six months and older; Flublok for adults 18 years and older, immunocompromised individuals, or those who would like a vaccine that may give a higher level of protection; and Fluzone High-Dose for individuals age 65 years and older, providing a higher level of protection for this age group.

In addition to flu shots, the festival will also provide diabetes and blood pressure screenings at no cost, a variety of Board of Health and community health resources and vendors, giveaways, and public safety displays.

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