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Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson Hosts Free Flu Shots Courtesy of Publix

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Tuesday October 31, 2017

Contact: Chiara Perry

Phone: 205-254-2055

Cell: 205-908-7392

chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov

 

BIRMINGHAM, AL— Just in time for the cold snap of fall, Councilor Sheila Tyson is inviting the public to get a FREE flu shot plus receive a $10 Publix Gift Card on Tuesday October 31, 2017 on the 3rd floor of City Hall in Conference Room A from 9am to 2pm.

WHO: Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson

WHAT: FREE Flu Shot, free $10 Publix Gift Card

WHEN: Tuesday October 31, 2017 from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

WHERE: 3rd Floor City Hall, Conference Room A

WHY: According to reports from the CDC, there are documented benefits from the flu vaccination, including reductions in illnesses, related doctors’ visits and missed work or school. The CDC recommends annual flu vaccines for everyone 6 months and older. While some of the viruses spreading this season are different from what is in the vaccine, vaccination can still provide protection from flu related symptoms and might reduce severe outcomes such as hospitalization and death.

For more information please contact the Office of Councilor Sheila Tyson at 205.254.2358. For media inquiries please contact Birmingham City Council Interim Director of Public Information Officer Chiara Perry at 205.908.7392.