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VNA Is Fighting The Flu Everywhere

The Visiting Nurse Association in Vero Beach has partnered with human service agencies throughout Indian River County to provide no-cost flu shots for its clients. The VNA received an initial $25,000 gift from an anonymous donor through the Indian River Community Foundation that helped start the Fighting Flu Everywhere program and provided 1,200 no-cost flu shots.

The VNA recruits human service agencies to host flu clinics, and provides vouchers that will be distributed for the flu shots. VNA nurses then visit the agency to vaccinate the clients with vouchers, and there is no cost at the time of immunization.

Read the entire article in the January 2011 issue