Anchorage clinics to offer flu shots over next 2 weeks

The Alaska Division of Public Health has scheduled four clinics to offer free adult flu shots in Anchorage locations during the next two weeks, starting Thursday.

The shots at all four clinics are appropriate for Alaskans ages 18 and older. Alaskans 65 and older should bring their Medicare cards, said an announcement from the division..

Two shot clinics will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday and noon to 2 p.m. Friday in the Northway Mall near the Burlington Coat Factory. The third and fourth clinics are set for 1-3 p.m. Dec. 28 and Jan. 4 at airport on the departure level across from the TSA security screening area.

Providers or organizations who would like to offer their own clinics can find a vaccine order form at Anchorage organizations will be asked to pick up their orders. The state will ship vaccine to locations outside the Anchorage area. For more information, contact the Section of Epidemiology, 907-269-8622, as soon as possible before supplies run out.

For more information about the Anchorage flu shot clinics, contact Doreen Stangel at 907-269-8000.

Anchorage Daily News /