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A nurse administers a flu vaccination shot to a woman at a free clinic held at a local library on October 14, 2020 in Lakewood, California. (Mario Tama/Getty Images/TNS)

New Hanover County offering free flu shots

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor October 22, 2020
New Hanover County recently announced efforts to help locals get their flu shots this fall. According to a press release released by the county, they will be working in collaboration with New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) and Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) to offer free flu shots to local residents. 
Franz Mirabal, left, patient care technician, takes the blood pressure of Adriana Gudinoperez, a patient with flu symptoms, as Carmen Perez waits with her at right in the emergency room at St. Joseph's Hospital in Orange, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

Flu season peaks amidst government shutdown

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor January 23, 2018

With influenza season peaking throughout the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 63 percent of its staff was furloughed in the wake of the government shutdown. With...

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