Flu season is right around the corner, but much of the nation’s attention remains focused on the coronavirus. Seasonal flu shots are available at doctors' offices, pharmacies, and clinics across the region. The Madison County Health Department is one option, but there are some changes in how they are being handled as the pandemic precautions remain in place.

Madison County Health Department Spokesperson Amy Yeager tells The Big Z you shouldn't put off getting vaccinated.

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Aside from getting the shot, officials are reminding people of the three C's - Clean, as in your hands- Cover, as in your cough and sneezes- and Contain- as in stay home if you are sick. For more information, call 296-8952, ext. 2.

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