Cherokee Nation Health Services hosts clinics for flu vaccines

October 2, 2017

Cherokee Nation Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden receives his flu vaccination from Randi Duncan, occupational health nurse at W.W. Hastings Hospital.Cherokee Nation Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden receives his flu vaccination from Randi Duncan, occupational health nurse at W.W. Hastings Hospital.

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation health services is offering free flu vaccinations for Cherokee Nation citizens and their families, including non-Native family members living in the household.

Health officials have dozens of vaccination clinics scheduled in October and November at schools, town halls and health centers throughout the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction. For the complete Cherokee Nation flu vaccination schedule, visit http://bit.ly/2hISwUN.

The flu season typically runs September to March, but each year it peaks during different months. The tribe vaccinated more than 50,000 people during last year's flu season.

Vaccination clinic dates and locations are subject to change. Check the link above for updates or changes to vaccination schedule.