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Walk-In Flu Clinic In Rock Island, IL

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With the arrival of the holiday season in the Quad City area, signs of the next season, the flu season, are right around the corner.

To help slow the spread, a walk-in flu vaccine clinic has been set up at the Rock Island County Health Department at 2112 25th Ave. in Rock Island, Ill.

The clinic is set for Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Officials say the flu vaccine is available for those six months and older

After immunization, officials say it takes about two weeks for immunity to begin building.

Flu activity most commonly peaks in January or February and can continue through May.

There is no appointment necessary and cost will depend on your insurance provider.

Illinois Medicaid and most Medicare Part B plans are accepted for payment. Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance is accepted.

For information on other payment methods, you can call the health department at 309-794-7080.