Flu vaccine now available through Mount Rogers Health District
As flu season approaches combined with the effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Mount Rogers Health District is strongly encouraging residents to get their flu vaccine.
A news release from the health department says those vaccines are now available. District Director Dr. Karen Shelton said getting a flu vaccination could help reduce outpatient illnesses, hospitalizations, and ICU admissions in addition to helping protect the local and regional health systems. The Mount Rogers Health District covers the counties of Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth, Washington, Wythe as well as the cities of Bristol and Galax.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call your local health department. Those numbers to each department are posted below:
Bland County Health Department 276-688-3642
Bristol City Health Department 276-642-7345
Carroll County Health Department 276-730-3180
Galax City Health Department 276-236-6127
Grayson County Health Department 276-773-2961
Smyth County Health Department 276-781-7460
Washington County Health Department 276-676-5604
Wythe County Health Department 276-228-5507