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THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT WILL OFFER DRIVE-THRU FLU SHOTS FOR ADULTS TOMORROW FROM 9AM-NOON AT THE PORT CHARLOTTE CLINIC AT 1100 LOVELAND BOULEVARD.  THE FLU VACCINE IS $25 DOLLARS, AND THEY ACCEPT CASH, CHECKS AND MEDICARE AS PAYMENT.  MEDICARE HMO’S AND CREDIT CARDS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.  PNEUMONIA VACCINATIONS WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE FOR $50 DOLLARS.  THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION RECOMMENDS THAT EVERYONE SIX MONTHS AND OLDER GET A SEASONAL FLU SHOT.  THE SEASONAL FLU VACCINE CONTAINS PROTECTION AGAINST AN H3N2 VIRUS, AN INFLUENZA B VIRUS, AND THE 2009 H1N1 VIRUS.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT FLU SHOTS AND FLU PREVENTION, AS WELL AS FUTURE CLINIC TIMES AND LOCATIONS, YOU CAN GO TO THE WEBSITE WWW.CHARLOTTECHD.COM.  YOU CAN ALSO FIND FORMS THERE THAT YOU CAN FILL OUT IN ADVANCE TO EXPEDITE YOUR VISIT.