Cuyuna Regional Medical Center’s Baxter, Breezy Point and Longville clinics are now administering the influenza vaccine clinic for people of all ages. An appointment is necessary by calling the specific clinic. Insurance is accepted; the cash cost is $30 per person.

The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year.

Everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season. Vaccination to prevent influenza is particularly important for people who are at high risk of serious complications from influenza.

For an appointment in Baxter call 218-454-7600; in Breezy Point call 218-568-4926; and in Longville call 218-363-3300.

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