TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore County is holding what it’s billing as a “Super Weekend” flu shot clinic at the Maryland State Fairgrounds next weekend.
In a news release, county officials urged people to get the flu shot to protect themselves amid the coronavirus pandemic.READ MORE: Dundalk High School Teacher Charged With Assaulting 2 Students
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“The COVID-19 pandemic is a game changer for all of us,” Baltimore County Health Officer Dr. Gregory Wm. Branch said in the release. “People who do not traditionally get a flu vaccinated must make sure to get vaccinated this season. This is especially true for African-Americans who often shy away from getting flu vaccinations, but are disproportionately affected by the coronavirus.”READ MORE: Baltimore Homeowner Blasts City, Courts As Investment Property Turns Into 'Nightmare' After Fire, Murder, Squatters
The two-day clinic will be held at the cow palace at the fairgrounds. Appointments are required.
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