Newton, NC – The Newton Parks and Recreation Department and the Catawba County Council on Aging will offer two flu shot clinics in October.

The first clinic will be 10am-noon, Friday, Oct. 5. The second clinic will be 1-3pm, Wednesday, Oct. 10. Both clinics will be held on the lower level of the Newton Recreation Center, located at 23 South Brady Ave. No appointment is necessary for either clinic.

Vaccinations will be free to people 65 years old and older. Medicare Part B recipients and Medicare Advantage Plan members who present their Medicare cards will receive the vaccination at no cost. Other insurance plans may be accepted the day of the clinic. If your insurance plan is not accepted, you may pay the day of the clinic and submit to your insurer for possible reimbursement. The out-of-pocket vaccination cost is $20.

For more info., call the Catawba Co. Council on Aging at 828-328-2269 or the Newton Recreation Center at 828-695-4317.