Amid flu season and a rise in COVID-19 cases area residents are reminded that the Macon County Health Department offers a variety of vaccines. The department offers both the COVID-19 primary vaccine series and the bivalent booster. In addition to Moderna and Pfizer, the department also offers the Johnson & Johnson and Novavax shots. The Macon County Health Department offers COVID-19 clinics every Thursday by appointment.
They also continue to offer flu vaccines at their office. The vaccines are offered by appointment or on a walk-in basis. The standard vaccine is available for anyone six months and older. The department also offers the flu mist for those between the ages of two and 49 and the high-dose vaccine for anyone 65 and older.
The Macon County Health Department also offers pneumonia and shingles vaccines. The shingles vaccine is available for anyone 50 and older. For more information or to make an appointment call their office at 660-395-4711.