PRINCETON, W.Va. (WVVA) - Princeton Community Hospital will be offering free Flu vaccinations at two locations.
Drive-thru service for flu shots will be available in the Princeton Community Hospital south parking lot near the Princeton Rec Center on October 5, 6, and 7 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Drive-thru service for flu shots will be available at PCH Bluefield (formerly BRMC) at the old main entrance on October 8 and 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
You are asked to bring your insurance card if you have it.
You personally will not be responsible for paying for the shot, whether or not you are insured.
Watch for directional signage on both the Princeton and PCH Bluefield campuses.
Flu shots are available for everyone age 12 and over while supplies last.
Parental consent is required for anyone under 18 years of age.
* Should an emergency arise requiring a helicopter landing at the back-up site at PCH, it may become necessary to temporarily suspend the drive-thru flu shots in the PCH south parking lot, just until we are given the all-clear.
2020-2021 Vaccine Information: FLUARIX QUADRIVALENT has been standardized according to U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) requirements for the 2020-2021 influenza season and is formulated to contain 60 micrograms (mcg) hemagglutinin (HA) per 0.5-mL dose, in the recommended ratio of 15 mcg HA of each of the following 4 influenza virus strains (2 A strains and 2 B strains): A/Guangdong-Maonan/SWL1536/2019 (H1N1) CNIC-1909, A/Hong Kong/2671/2019 (H3N2) NIB-121, B/Washington/02/2019 (B-Victoria lineage), and B/Phuket/3073/2013 (B-Yamagata lineage). FLUARIX QUADRIVALENT is formulated without preservatives.
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