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MEDIA ADVISORY: TN Health Commissioner To Receive Annual Flu Vaccination

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | 02:43pm

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Tennessee Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP is encouraging Tennesseans to get their influenza vaccinations this flu season and will receive her seasonal flu shot at the Rutherford County Health Department in Murfreesboro Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

Immunization against the flu protects not only the person receiving the vaccine but also his or her family, friends and coworkers. Flu vaccine is arriving throughout Tennessee and is already available in many locations including county health departments, primary care clinics and pharmacies. The Tennessee Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urge annual flu vaccination for everyone over six months of age.

Who:              Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Health
                        Dana Garrett, RN, BSN, FCN, Rutherford County Health Director, TDH
                        Rep. Mike Sparks, District 49
                        Rep. Bryan Terry, District 48

What:            Commissioner Piercey will receive seasonal flu vaccination

When:           Wednesday, October 16, 1:30 p.m. Central time

Where:          Rutherford County Health Department 100 West Burton Street Murfreesboro, Tenn. 37120