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Fort Smith Schools encourages students and families to get flu vaccine

The Sebastian County Health Unit is hosting a flu vaccine clinic open to the public on Wednesday, Sept. 29 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

FORT SMITH, Arkansas — Fort Smith Public Schools (FSPS) is encouraging elementary school students and their families to get a flu vaccine. 

The Sebastian County Health Unit is hosting a  vaccination clinic this month.

The Community-Wide Flu Vaccine Clinic will take place at the Ben Geren Park Storm Shelter, located at 7200 Zero St. in Fort Smith, on Wednesday, Sept. 29 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The clinic is open to the public.

FSPS is encouraging those wishing to receive a flu shot to participate in the Community-Wide Flu Vaccine Clinic or to visit the Sebastian County Health Unit when flu vaccines are made available.

The school district says it will offer flu vaccines to secondary-age students on campus.

Flu Vaccine Schedule for Secondary Students (6-8, 9-12)

  • Friday, Oct. 8 at Southside High School from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Friday, Oct. 8 at Ramsey Middle School from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
  • Thursday, Oct. 14 at Chaffin Middle School from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Thursday, Oct. 14 at Kimmons Middle School from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
  • Friday, Oct. 15 at Northside High School from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Friday, Oct. 15 at Belle Point from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Friday, Oct. 15 at Darby Middle School from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Click here for the schedule and additional information.

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