Emergency response exercise doubles as a free flu clinic
November 8, 2018
The Petersburg Public Health Center is hosting a Point of Dispensing or POD exercise on Fri., Nov. 9 from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation gym. This will help Petersburg’s emergency responders practice giving medications or vaccines to a large group while actually giving participants this year’s flu vaccine at no cost.
Even if you’ve already received this year’s flu shot, come to the POD to be counted, or to help out. Volunteers are needed.
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