Tdap and flu vaccine outreach event planned for Captiva
The Florida Department of Health in Lee County is hosting a community outreach clinic offering Tdap and Flu vaccines on Captiva.
The Tdap vaccine is critical to preventing Tetanus, especially for those who may have sustained cuts, scratches, or wounds from cleaning up debris after the hurricane and those whose last booster was 10 or more years ago.
Both Tdap and Flu vaccines will be available at no charge on a first come, first served basis during the following outreach event:
- Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Upper Captiva Fire Department
- 4011 Hodgepodge Lane
- Captiva, FL 33924
Tdap can be administered to individuals 11 years of age and older. Pregnant individuals may receive Tdap during their 27-36thweek of pregnancy if they have not already received a dose during the current pregnancy.
A flu vaccine is recommended for anyone aged 6 months to 64 years. Individuals 65 years of age or older should consult with their PCP for a high dose flu shot for optimal protection. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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