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Friday, October 2, 2009
Editor: How long before getting the flu shot before you travel is mandatory? No shot, no fly.
SACRAMENTO, CA – Starting Friday morning, flu shots are available at Sacramento International Airport. An airport spokesperson says it’s a service aimed at the the busy traveler and it’s another way for the airport to try to stay flu-free.
The airport will provide flu, pneumonia, and tetanus shots in Terminal A. The vaccinations will be available in Terminal B on Wednesday, October 7. The flu and pneumonia shots cost $30 and the tetanus shots cost $35.
Passengers can get a shot either before they board a flight or after they land. Some travelers think it’s a good idea.
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“There’s no reason that I wouldn’t do it,” said traveler Steve Chalkins. “I think it’s a good service for people.”
“I think it’s a wonderful idea because you have people coming in from all over the country with different germs and it would protect some of us,” said traveler Maxine Fields.
This article was posted: Friday, October 2, 2009 at 8:27 am