As flu season approaches, it’s crucial to protect yourself and your loved ones from influenza. The Magoffin County Health Department is here to help, offering flu shots starting Monday, September 25th. In this article, we’ll provide all the essential information you need to know about this important service.
Where to Go
You can receive your flu shot at the Magoffin County Health Department.
Here’s the address:
Magoffin County Health Department, 119 Mountain Pkwy, Salyersville, KY 41465Visit Magoffin County Health Department on Apple Maps
When to Visit
The health department has convenient hours for you to get your flu shot:
- Monday through Thursday: 8 am until 3 pm
- Friday: 8 am till 12 pm
Who Can Get Vaccinated: Please note that flu shots at the Magoffin County Health Department are for adults only.
Accepted Insurances: The health department accepts the following insurances:
- Anthem Kentucky Employee Health Insurance
- United Healthcare
If you have other insurance, it’s best to call the health department at (606) 349-6212 to inquire about coverage.
Types of Flu Vaccines
The flu vaccine provided by the health department protects against four different flu strains. Additionally, they offer a high-dose flu vaccine specifically designed for individuals aged 65 and older. This high-dose vaccine provides better protection for this age group.
When Does Protection Develop: Keep in mind that it takes up to two weeks for the vaccine’s protection to fully develop. So, the sooner you get your flu shot, the better protected you’ll be.
How to Schedule Your Appointment: Appointments can be made for your convenience. However, the Magoffin County Health Department also welcomes walk-ins. If you have any questions or want to schedule an appointment, please call the health department at (606) 349-6212.
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