Edgewood Surgical Hospital, 239 Edgewood Drive Ext., Transfer, will offer a public flu clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 4.

The Centers for Disease Control recommends an annual flu vaccination as early as possible.

Members of the population most at risk for contracting the flu, and therefore highly recommended to receive the flu vaccine, include those age 50 or older, those with conditions that might compromise lung function, healthcare providers or those employed by healthcare facilities and those with chronic pulmonary, renal, hepatic,hematological or metabolic disorders.

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