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Kandiyohi County Public Health nurse Deb Kloss adminsters a seasonal flu shot Wednesday to Melanie Isdal, a special needs paraproffesional at Focus House, during a flu shot clinic at the Willmar Education and Arts Center. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Need a shot? You may have to wait


WILLMAR -- Local demand for the seasonal influenza vaccine has been so high that Affiliated Community Medical Centers has stopped scheduling appointments for people to come in and get their flu shots.

At many places around Minnesota, people might have to wait a little longer this fall to receive the seasonal flu vaccine. But health officials said Wednesday that the delay is temporary and that there should be enough vaccine for everyone who needs it or wants it.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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