The Shelby County Health Department will be holding a FREE Flu vaccination clinic on Saturday, October 11 at the Hickory Ridge Mall from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (or while supplies last).


This event is being held as an emergency preparedness and response exercise designed to test the Health Department’s ability to respond quickly and effectively in the event of a widespread disaster requiring residents to receive medication or vaccinations in a short time frame.


The seasonal flu vaccine is an effective way to protect yourself and your family from the flu virus. We are happy to offer this vaccine to the public at no charge while we exercise our response capabilities. We encourage you to take advantage of this unique opportunity to be a part of this drill so that we may continue to improve our abilities and offer our residents the most effective public health services.


Thank you for your support!


Heather Burton Fortner, MPA

Risk Communication Coordinator

Shelby County Health Department

1075 Mullins Station Road

Memphis, TN 38134

Office: (901) 222-8216

Cell: (901) 270-7179




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FREE Flu Shots for the Community
Baptist Memorial Health Care
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
3030 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111
Call (901) 415-2700 for more information!


Baptist Memorial Health Care will host FREE flu shots for the community. Educational information about the flu will be available and Baptist is offering FREE flu vaccines to community members aged 18 and older. Groups that should not receive the vaccine include anyone who is sick with a fever, those with a history of Guillain-Barre syndrome or those with an egg or mercury allergy. The vaccine will also not be given to women who are pregnant or nursing.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Library!