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September 26, 2013

Thursday's Area Briefs

Flu shots being offered in October

The Daviess County Health Department will offer flu shots and immunizations for children younger than 19 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Dr. Holsopple’s office; from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 18 at Country Health Clinic on Cannelburg Road; and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 29 at Odon Community Building. They are able to provide vaccinations to those who have Sagamore, Cigna, Medicaid and Medicare.

Children who have no health insurance or if insurance does not cover vaccines may still obtain the vaccines at the Health Department. There is an administration fee of $8 per shot if you have no insurance.

One may call the Health Department and schedule your child for his/her immunizations. Immunizations are done daily at the Health Department. Call 254-8666 to schedule your child’s immunizations.

Flu shots are now available at the Daviess County Health Department for adults. Call the Daviess County Health Department if you would like to schedule an appointment to receive a flu shot at 254-8666.

Chili supper at St. John’s Church

St. John’s Lutheran Church of Loogootee will host its annual chili day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The menu consists of homemade chili soup, chicken noodle soup, sandwiches, salads, coffee, tea, lemonade and desserts.

Hunting workshop offered in Winslow

A free waterfowl hunting workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Sugar Ridge Fish and Wildlife Area in Winslow and will focus on Canada geese. Registration is required by calling 789-2724.

All ages are welcome. Form more information, call Adam Phelps at 334-1137.

Blessing of the Animals on Oct. 5

St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 509 E. Walnut St. Animals must be under control and suitable restraints.

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