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October 25, 2010

For More Information Contact:

  • Robert Parker, Public Information Officer, Western Region, 540-381-7100, x151

ROANOKE AREA FLU CLINICS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 25

(Roanoke, VA) – The Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts offer daily seasonal flu vaccine clinics throughout the Roanoke Valley and vicinity, including special clinics at Valley View Mall, the Salem Civic Center, and the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Armory in Clifton Forge. These clinics accept all insurances, and also have vaccine available at no cost to those without insurance.

Flu vaccine is recommended for everyone six months of age or older. This year’s seasonal flu vaccine contains three components, one of which provides protection against the 2009 H1N1 virus that caused the pandemic last year.

The clinic schedule for the week of October 25 is as follows:

  • Monday, October 25
  • Roanoke City Health Department, 1502 Williamson Rd., NE, Roanoke, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Valley View Mall, Hershberger Rd. and Valley View Blvd., Roanoke, noon to 7 p.m.
  • Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Armory, 1000 Dabney Dr., Clifton Forge, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 26
  • Roanoke City Health Department, 1502 Williamson Rd., NE, Roanoke, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Valley View Mall, Hershberger Rd. and Valley View Blvd., Roanoke, noon to 7 p.m.
  • Salem Civic Center, 1001 Roanoke Blvd., Salem, 3 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 27
  • Roanoke City Health Department, 1502 Williamson Rd., NE, Roanoke, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Valley View Mall, Hershberger Rd. and Valley View Blvd., Roanoke, noon to 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 28
  • Roanoke City Health Department, 1502 Williamson Rd., NE, Roanoke, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Valley View Mall, Hershberger Rd. and Valley View Blvd., Roanoke, noon to 7 p.m.
  • Botetourt County Health Department, 21 Academy St., Fincastle, 3 to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, October 29
  • Roanoke City Health Department, 1502 Williamson Rd., NE, Roanoke, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Valley View Mall, Hershberger Rd. and Valley View Blvd., Roanoke, noon to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 30
  • Valley View Mall, Hershberger Rd. and Valley View Blvd., Roanoke, noon to 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 31
  • Valley View Mall, Hershberger Rd. and Valley View Blvd., Roanoke, noon to 6 p.m.

“The best way to protect you and your family from flu is to get the flu vaccine. We are working to make it convenient for you, so don’t miss these opportunities! Get vaccinated now,” reminds Stephanie Harper, M.D., director of the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts.

For more information call your local health department (below) or visit www.vdh.virginia.gov.

Local health department locations:

  • Botetourt County Health Department, 21 Academy St., Fincastle, 540-473-8240
  • Covington Health Department, 321 Beech St., Covington, 540-962-2173
  • Craig County Health Department, 161 Main St., New Castle, 540-864-5136
  • Roanoke City Health Department, 1502 Williamson Rd., N.E., 2nd Floor, Roanoke, 540-283-5050.
  • Salem Health Department, 105 E. Calhoun St., Salem, 540-387-5530
  • Vinton Health Department, 227 S. Pollard St., Vinton, 540-857-7800
 

Last Updated: 07-30-2011

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