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So far, influenza vaccination supplies are meeting local demand in the area.

Alexandria Clinic, Sanford Health Broadway Clinic and Midway Medical Clinic have flu vaccine in stock and they’re keeping up with requests for it, according to Douglas County Public Health Nurse Doreen Hanson.


The clinics encourage people to call ahead for a flu shot appointment, but walk-in patients will also be served.


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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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