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THE FASTEST, SAFEST AND MOST CONVENIENT WAY TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE FLU THIS SEASON IS TO COME TO MURRAY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT’S DRIVE-BY FLU SHOT CLINIC ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH! EVERYONE 18 AND OLDER IS INVITED TO DRIVE-BY FOR A FLU SHOT ANYTIME ON THE 17TH FROM 8:00 A.M. THROUGH 6:00 P.M. AT SAINT TORIBIO ROMO CATHOLIC CHURCH AT 2402 HIGHWAY 76 IN CHATSWORTH (NEXT TO SHAWN CHAPMAN FUNERAL HOME). REGULAR SEASONAL FLU SHOTS ARE TWENTY-TWO DOLLARS AND HIGH DOSE FLU SHOTS FOR PEOPLE AGES 65 AND OLDER ARE FIFTY DOLLARS. CASH, CHECKS, MEDICARE, AND STATE CIGNA AND STATE UNITED HEALTHCARE INSURANCE WILL BE ACCEPTED. CALL 706-695-4585 FOR MORE INFORMATION. BEAT THE FLU BUG THIS SEASON – GET YOUR SHOT AT THE DRIVE-BY FLU SHOT CLINIC IN CHATSWORTH!

Whitfield County Health Department will provide influenza vaccine at both Wal-Mart Stores in Dalton beginning September 9 through October 4. (Please see the schedule below.) The two Wal-Mart Store locations in Dalton are 815 Shugart Road and 2545 East Walnut Avenue.

Influenza vaccine will be available at these Wal-Mart locations for anyone nine years old or older. The cost for regular seasonal influenza vaccine will be twenty-two dollars. The high-dose form of Fluzone influenza vaccine will be available to those who are ages 65 and older and will cost fifty dollars.

Payment may be made by cash or check, plus, the Whitfield County Health Department is an in-network insurance provider for: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, State of Georgia Health Benefit Plans (Cigna and United Healthcare), Medicaid, Medicare, and Medicare Advantage Plans.

 

For more information, call 706-226-2621. 

For Immediate Release:

PUBLIC ADVISORY – Cancellation of Boil Water Notice – FreeHome and Ball Ground Areas

PLEASE READ BELOW FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

For additional information you may contact the Dwight Turner, Customer Affairs Manager, Cherokee County Water And Sewerage Authority, during regular business hours at: (770) 479-1813

PUBLIC ADVISORY

CANCELLATION   OF   BO I L   W A T E R   N O T I C E

August 30, 2013

The Cherokee County Water and Sewerage Authority, in cooperation with the Georgia EPD, has lifted the boil water notice issued on August 29, 2013; which included the FreeHome and Ball Ground areas. Laboratory test results show that the water is safe for human consumption.

The boil water notice ONLY affected residents and businesses in the FreeHome and Ball Ground areas that receive water which passes through the Highway 20 corridor. Businesses and residents may return to the normal consumption of water.

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Rabies shots for dogs and cats will be just $10 at the VCA Appalachian Animal Hospital Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, September 28 from 8 AM -2 PM. The clinic is located at 125 Mulberry Street in East Ellijay, and the clinic's phone number is (706) 635-7357. Don't miss out on the chance to protect your pet from rabies at this reduced cost!