Free Flu Shots

The flu season has arrived, and it is widespread across Tennessee, but cases in Coffee County appear to be about average. As a precaution to reduce further spread, the Coffee County Health Department, with clinics at 615 Wilson Ave. in Tullahoma and 800 Parks St. in Manchester, is offering free flu shots. The public health director for Coffee County, Debbie D. Broadway, says they have approximately 700 flu vaccine doses are available at the two Coffee County clinics. You may walk in to request a flu vaccine any time during regular clinic hours. The clinics are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Vaccination is recommended for everyone six months of age and older and it takes about two weeks to take effect.