The Dallas County Health Department is urging residents to
get flu shots now while the vaccine is still available.
Reported flu cases in Dallas County have more than tripled
in the past month and about two thirds of the available vaccine has already
Dallas County Health Director Zach Thompson said there are
still about 3,000 doses and lines for free flu shots have been short.
But he is concerned that the vaccine will run out when peak
"It's incumbent upon everyone to take the flu shot while
it's available. Don't wait until January when supply may be limited," Thompson
Thompson said he is not aware of any shortages of vaccine
right now, either through the county or through private pharmacies.
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