Community Health Fair Offers Free Flu Shots, Free Rabies Vaccines and More
The Calvert County Health Department will host a health fair offering free flu shots to elementary school children and free rabies vaccinations for county pets. Several other services and resources will be available during the October 22 event held at the Calvert County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to noon.
Flu vaccines will be free for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. There will be a $20 fee for all other residents receiving the flu vaccine. Medicare Part B will be accepted.
Cats, dogs and ferrets three months and older are eligible for free rabies vaccination. Pets should be in carriers or on leashes and muzzled if necessary. Proof of prior rabies vaccination is required to receive the three-year vaccine. Calvert County pet licenses will also be available at the event. Pet licenses are $7 for spayed or neutered pets (proof required) and $20 for those not spayed or neutered. A Calvert County pet license must be renewed every year and is required for all cats and dogs five months and older.
Other services available at the health fair include domestic violence resources, seniors’ health care coordination, free potassium iodide pills, family emergency kits list, smoking/vaping cessation information, child-centered therapeutic resources, substance use resources and naloxone training.
For more information, call the Calvert County Health Department at 410-535-5400 or 410-535-3922 or visit online at www.calverthealth.org .