Winter, flu preparedness fair in Jackson Co., IL

Winter, flu preparedness fair in Jackson Co., IL
Winter is almost here and the Jackson County Health Department wants to make sure you’re prepared.

JACKSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Winter is almost here and the Jackson County Health Department wants to make sure you’re prepared.

A Winter and Flu Preparedness Health Fair will be in the Health Department on Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m.

Staff will be on hand to answer questions according to the department.

The following free items will be provided.

  • A book for children from the Little Free Library
  • Height and Weight checks for an accurate BMI
  • Evaluations for WIC eligibility
  • Healthy snacks, recipes and nutrition information
  • Emergency and winter preparedness information
  • A blanket, socks and a tote bag
  • An on the go personal flu care kit

These medical services will be available and can be billed to most insurance plans:

  • Flu shots for everyone six months and older
  • immunizations for all ages
  • fluoride treatments for children under three
  • vision and hearing screenings for children ages three and up

Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved.