According to the CDC, everyone 6 months or older should get a flu vaccine shot. With both COVID-19 and the flu spreading this fall, by getting a flu shot we can help keep health care resources available to those with COVID-19, a respiratory virus that unlike the flu does not yet have an effective vaccine. Door County Public Health has announced they are offering 5 different drive-through flu shot events around the county. The first will be October 8th at the Washington Island Airport. Then on the 12th they will be at the Door County Fairgrounds, on the 13th at the Sister Bay Fire Station, on the 15th at the BUG Fire Station, and then on the 19th they will return to the fairgrounds. There will be a $39 fee for adults (payable by check only), but children aged 4 through 18 are eligible to receive the shot free of charge at these drive-through events. When you drive up for your shot, they ask that you wear short sleeves and have your arm readily accessible. Have your Medicare card available, if you have one. Have your check written out in advance to “Door County Public Health”, and bring your own pen. Also, face coverings are required. Flu shots will be deferred for persons with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, regardless of symptoms, until they are allowed to discontinue isolation. For more information you can call Door County Public Health at 920-746-2234.