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School Students To Receive Free Flu Vaccinations


Runny noses, coughing and flu illnesses will hopefully be reduced in Transylvania County Schools thanks to the FluMist pilot project.

During its meeting Monday, the School Board heard about the plan to offer all Transylvania students the flu vaccine through a nasal spray.

"The FluMist will be at no cost to students," said School Superintendent Sonna Lyda.

"We were chosen as one of the counties that will be able to offer this program to our students free of charge."

Parents will receive a letter about the project and a permission slip for each child.

"This is a great opportunity to our paren...

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