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With flu season around corner, flu shots are here
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If you want to avoid the aches and pains of the flu, getting a flu shot may be your best bet, according to the Centers for Disease Control.Flu vaccine shipments began in August and are available at several locations around McMinnville.“It’s important to get a flu shot, especially if you’re in a high-risk group like children or older people,” said local pharmacist Nestor Stewart, owner of Stewart Plaza Pharmacy. “People with certain respiratory conditions like asthma and emphysema also need to make sure to get one. For our flu season, once October gets here, now is the time to get a flu shot.”This year’s flu shot is designed to protect against three different types of the flu.