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Carris Health offering drive-up flu vaccines Saturday

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(Willmar MN-) Carris Health in Willmar will be offering drive-thru flu vaccines again tomorrow. They say while it is important to get a flu vaccine every year, this year it is especially important to reduce the spread of flu-like illness in our community. Since COVID-19 and influenza symptoms may seem similar, getting a flu vaccine will give people a better understanding of what to do if they start having symptoms.

To help the community get convenient care, Carris Health is offering a new option this year with drive-thru flu vaccines in Willmar, New London and Redwood Falls. CentraCare also offers drive-thru locations throughout the region. When arriving for an appointment at a drive-thru location, patients stay in their car and a nurse comes to them. Appointments are required for all flu vaccines. Drive-thru flu vaccine appointments are available to those ages three and up at

Carris Health – Willmar Main Clinic on Saturday and more drive-thru dates may be added in the future.

Carris Health – New London Clinic by appointment two days per week

Carris Health - Redwood Clinics by appointment.

Flu vaccines are also available during in-person appointments. To schedule an appointment time, contact your clinic location Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. for further details at that location.

• Carris Health – New London Clinic: 320-354-2222

• Carris Health – Redwood Clinic: 507-637-2985

• Carris Health – Willmar Lakeland Clinic:320-235-7232

• Carris Health – Willmar Main Clinic: 320-231-6358

The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone over six months of age. For more information on flu vaccine, visit