In this 2015 file photo, Ethan Owens braced for his flu shot as his mom, Jennifer, held onto him as the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department gave free flu shots at Consolidated Baptist Church.
In this 2015 file photo, Ethan Owens braced for his flu shot as his mom, Jennifer, held onto him as the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department gave free flu shots at Consolidated Baptist Church. Mark Cornelison Herald-Leader
In this 2015 file photo, Ethan Owens braced for his flu shot as his mom, Jennifer, held onto him as the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department gave free flu shots at Consolidated Baptist Church. Mark Cornelison Herald-Leader

Health officials urge vaccinations as flu season nears peak

January 09, 2017 10:06 AM

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