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Mayor Benjamin to Receive Flu Vaccination at City Hall on Friday, October 2 at 9:30 am, & Encourage Columbia Residents to Get Their Own Vaccinations During the Month of October

By October 1, 2020No Comments

Through a partnership with the City of Columbia and Doctor’s Care, Mayor Steve Benjamin will receive a flu vaccination on Friday, October 2 at 9:30 am in the parking lot behind Columbia City Hall at 1737 Main Street. After receiving his vaccination from a representative of Doctor’s Care, Mayor Benjamin will express the importance of preventing the spread of the flu in our Midlands communities this season, and encourage Midlands citizens to get their own flu vaccinations during October. Members of Columbia City Council have also been invited to receive flu vaccinations at that time.

“As we continue our stringent measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our Columbia communities, we want to make sure we do not face the dual hazard of another highly contagious disease at the same time,” said Mayor Steve Benjamin. “Fortunately, the flu is a health contingency we can take easy measures to prevent each year, and that prevention is through vaccinations. By getting flu shots during October before the onset of flu season, citizens are ensuring the health of themselves, their families and their entire Columbia community.”

Members of the media are encouraged to attend Friday morning, October 2 at 9:30 am at Columbia City Hall as Mayor Benjamin receives his flu vaccination, and then expresses to citizens the importance of getting