Free vaccines, KN95 masks available at Public Health Center

Flu shots are also available for free.

Shown are KN95 protective masks before being distributed to students at Camden High School in Camden, N.J., Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Shown are KN95 protective masks before being distributed to students at Camden High School in Camden, N.J., Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Free COVID vaccines and booster, flu shots, and KN95 masks and self-test kits are available at the Juneau Public Health Center on Wednesdays and Fridays, the City and Borough of Juneau announced.

All shots and supplies are available for walk-ins or by scheduling an appointment between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at juneau.org/vaccine, according to a news release.

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The clinic will be offering the Pfizer vaccine for anyone aged 5 and up. Pfizer boosters are available to anyone 12 and up. According to the news release, anyone 5 and up who hasn’t had a vaccine yet or who are moderately to severely immunocompromised.

Flu shots will also be available at the same time for anyone who wants them, according to the news release.

The clinic is also offering take-home COVID-19 tests and KN95 masks, which are designed to block 95 percent of harmful particles with fibers closer together and an electrostatic charge designed to capture molecules instead of allowing them to pass through, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Public Health Center is located at 3412 Glacier Highway. Free masks and vaccines will be available throughout February, according to the city.

• Contact reporter Michael S. Lockett at (757) 621-1197 or mlockett@juneauempire.com.

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