By BROOKE SHUNATONA
The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services will offer the flu vaccine at elementary schools this fall.
Those students who completed and returned the permission form will have the opportunity to get the vaccination at each school’s specified time. For students in Parkade and Vanderveen areas, dates to remember include:
- Parkade Elementary: Tuesday, Oct. 19.
- Derby Ridge Elementary: Thursday, Nov. 11.
The vaccine is available at both schools to preschool students in the morning and other students in the afternoon.
For more information about the flu and flu vaccine, visit www.fighttheflumo.com.