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Flu shots avail­able

Ok­la­homa Car­ing Vans will of­fer free flu shots to el­i­gi­ble chil­dren ages six weeks and older.

The shots are avail­able for kids who are unin­sured, el­i­gi­ble for Med­i­caid or who are Amer­i­can In­dian. A par­ent must be present to fill out pa­per­work. Shots will be avail­able at the fol­low­ing lo­ca­tions:

• Latino Com­mu­nity De­vel­op­ment Agency, 420 SW 10, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Nov. 16.

• Cit­i­zen Potawatomi Na­tion WIC, 2305 N Merid­ian, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 16.

• Ok­la­homa City-County Health Depart­ment Fair Park, 210 Quadrum, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 17.

The flu is a rel­a­tively mild ill­ness for most peo­ple, but can cause se­vere com­pli­ca­tions in young chil­dren, older peo­ple and those with chronic con­di­tions. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit Ok­la­homaCar­ingFoun­da­

Di­a­betes fair planned

NOR­MAN — Nor­man Re­gional Health Sys­tem will of­fer a health fair fo­cused on di­a­betes from 6 to 8 p.m. Tues­day at the Nor­man Re­gional Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter, 901 N Porter. Peo­ple who at­tend can get their blood pres­sure checked and pick up a free glu­cose me­ter. The event also in­cludes ven­dors and a healthy cook­ing demon­stra­tion. The event is free. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the Nor­man Di­a­betes Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter, 405-307-5730.

Health cen­ters hosts meet­ings

SKIATOOK — The WahZhaZhi Health Cen­ter, owned by the Osage tribe, will host free meet­ings about its ser­vices. The meet­ings will be held at 6 p.m. Mon­day at the chapel in Gray­horse Vil­lage and 6 p.m. Wed­nes­day at the Skiatook Com­mu­nity Build­ing, 220 S Broad­way. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 918-287-9300 or visit www.OsageNa­ wah-zha-zhi-health-cen­ter.

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