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Health briefs: Drop-in flu shot clinics planned

Ann Irvin, a registered nurse who has worked as a public health nurse for Northwest Colorado Health, administers a flu shot.

Flu clinic, cardiovascular screenings planned

Northwest Colorado Health is holding a drop-in flu clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12 at Mountain Valley Bank, 2201 Curve Plaza. Flu shots will be available for all ages. Attendees are asked to bring insurance cards. Low-cost options are available for those without insurance. Cash and checks will be accepted. Free cardiovascular screenings (including blood pressure and blood glucose tests, BMI and cholesterol panel) will also be available. For a schedule of upcoming flu clinics, visit northwestcoloradohealth.org/flu.

Drop-in flu clinic in Clark

Northwest Colorado Health is holding drop-in flu clinics in Clark on Monday, Oct. 17. The clinics will be from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at North Routt Charter School and from 4:15 to 6 p.m. at the Clark Store. Flu and pneumonia shots will be available for all ages. Bring Medicare, Medicaid, CHP+ (Child Health Plan Plus) or other insurance cards. Low-cost options are available for those wi thout insurance. Cash and checks will be accepted. Flu shots also are available by appointment. For more information or to schedule and appointment, call 970-879-1632.

Alzheimer’s presentation Oct. 19 in Hayden

Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter will present “Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s: Early Detection Matters” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the Hayden Public Library. For more information or to register, call 970-472-9798 or email mbrown2@alz.org.

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