2,000 flu shots given at Carter County Health Department

The Carter County Health Department (CCHD) gave 2,000 flu shots during the months of October and November.
   Flu shots are no longer being given at the health department. However, residents may obtain a flu shot at their local doctor's office or at some local pharmacies.
   Kathy Bowman, nursing supervisor at CCHD, said flu shots are recommended for persons over age 65 and those with a chronic medical condition.
   March and April are usually the flu season months, Ms. Bowman added.