Shelbyville Daily Union

Local News

August 30, 2013

SCHD to offer Flu/Pneumonia clinics in September

The Shelby County Health Department will have Influenza and Pneumonia vaccination clinics for adults ages 19 and older on Friday, September 6, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the health department.

In addition the Health Department will have Influenza and Pneumonia vaccination clinics for adults at the following locations and times:

Sept. 9 - Windsor Community Bldg., 10 -11 a.m.; Sigel Township Bldg., 1-2 p.m.

Sept. 10 - Lake Towers (residents only), 11-11:30 a.m.; Senior Citizen Center, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Sept. 11 - Moweaqua American Legion, 10-11 a.m.; Findlay Community Bldg, 1-2 p.m.

Sept. 16 - Stewardson Community Bldg., 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Strasburg Community Bldg., 1-2 p.m.

Sept. 17 - Herrick Community Bldg., 9-10 a.m.; Cowden Community Bldg., 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Sept. 19 - Tower Hill Lions Club, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Oconee American Legion, 1-2 p.m.

The Center for Disease Control recommends Pneumonia vaccination for all people 65 years and older. A booster is required if you were vaccinated before the age of 65. To be protected, people need vaccinated for influenza yearly. Guidelines recommend routine influenza vaccination for all people 6 months of age and older.

The health department is a Medicare participating provider and will accept Medicare and Medicaid payment in full for Flu and Pneumonia vaccinations. Please bring you Medicare and/or Medicaid card to the clinics. The cost is $38 for a Flu vaccinations and $95 for a pneumonia vaccination if you are not covered by Medicare or Medicaid. No one will be denied a Flu vaccination for inability to pay.

Call 774-9555.

Text Only
Local News
  • Man fatally shot in Pana standoff, officer wounded

    Illinois State Police(ISP) and Christian County Sheriff's Office are investigating a shooting that occurred on Tuesday, July 29, in rural Christian County that involved ISP SWAT, a Pana Police officer and an armed offender.

    July 29, 2014

  • Drowning victim identified

    A weekend drowning victim has been identified by the Shelby County Sheriff's office.

    July 28, 2014

  • Heroin addiction in Illinois: A community problem of epidemic proportions In Illinois, heroin addiction is a growing problem. Overdose and deaths as a result of heroin abuse are issues now faced by every community in our State. No small town is exempt from this growing epidemic. Today, towns such as: Stewardson, Beecher Ci

    July 28, 2014

  • 072914 trail work pic 2 Local volunteers assist AmeriCorps workers on Illini Trail The AmeriCorps NCCC crew got a boost of help on July 19 from community volunteers to work on the Chief Illini Trail at Lake Shelbyville.The crew is rehabilitating the trail, which has been neglected over time. The 11-mile hiking trail runs between Lo

    July 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • Sherry Kay Spitzner Flora Sherry Kay Spitzner, 54, of Flora passed away at 4:29 a.m. Friday (July 25, 2014) at the Clay County Hospital, Flora.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in the Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden with Pastor Mark Smith officiating. Vis

    July 28, 2014

  • Drowning death reported

    A Shelbyville woman is the apparently victim of a drowning Sunday morning.

    July 27, 2014

  • Lake Shelbyville tree stand permits available for 2014-15 Lake Shelbyville - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would like to announce that the Lake Shelbyville Tree Stand Policy for this season will remain the same as it was last season. The policy allows hunters to leave one seasonal tree stand up for the d

    July 24, 2014

  • Aquafest at Dam West Beach Aug. 2 Lake Shelbyville - Aquafest at Dam West Beach is no ordinary day at the beach. The Lake Shelbyville, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be hosting Aquafest for Saturday, August 2, from noon to 4:00 p.m. Children and adults of ages all are welcome to a

    July 24, 2014

  • Shelbyville Edward Jones office to collect school supplies Tad Mayhall, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Shelbyville, is supporting the Shelbyville schools by using his office as a drop-off location for a school supplies drive.Local residents and businesses may help by bringing in items to the Edward Jon

    July 24, 2014

  • SMHGirls Night Out on Know Your Medications SHELBYVILLE, IL, – According to the National Health Institute, close to 40% of Americans receive prescriptions for four or more medications. Medication is a powerful tool in a healthcare professional’s tool kit, but when combined with over-the-counte

    July 21, 2014