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Free flu vaccines offered in Hillsborough schools next month

September 11, 2014
by Erin Kourkounis
Tampa Tribune

The goal is to boost numbers in the state with the lowest rate of vaccinations in the country. In 2012-13, just 34 percent of Floridians received the flu vaccine, according to an analysis by the nonprofit Trust for America’s Health.

“We have traditionally low vaccination rates and we are trying to get those up,” Hillsborough health department spokesman Steve Huard said.

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