Flu, COVID vaccines available during Saturday event

This Saturday, October 23rd, there will be a free vaccination event in Oak Ridge. 

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Oak Ridge, the Oak Ridge Senior Center, and the St. Mary’s chapter of the Knights of Columbus, the event will be held at Munsey’s Pharmacy at 106 Administration Road in Oak Ridge, next to the Post Office. 

Between 8 am and 12 noon on Saturday, anyone ages 18 and up who is immunocompromised or suffers from chronic health problems, as well as all area senior citizens, can receive their first or second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, or get a COVID booster shot.  In addition, the flu vaccine, in both regular and high doses for seniors, can be administered during Saturday’s clinic.  Organizers say that both can be given at the same time.

This will be a drive-in clinic in the parking lot of Munsey’s Pharmacy and organizers ask that you pre-register if possible.  You can get more information or pre-register, by calling Munsey’s at 865-483-8429, or the Oak Ridge Senior Center at 865-425-3999. 

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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