Free flu shot offered for Central Ohio residents

FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 file photo shows single dosage syringes of the Fluarix quadrivalent influenza virus vaccine in New York. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)

COLUMBUS (WCMH)–Monday, central Ohio residents can get the flu shot for free from Franklin County Public Health.

The free flu clinic is from noon until 2 at Hamilton Middle School, 755 Rathmell Road, in Columbus.

The shots are open to anyone six months or older at no cost and you don’t need insurance or an appointment.

COTA is also giving free rides to the clinic from four different locations:

Downtown Location: Franklin County Public Health, 280 East Broad Street, Columbus, 43215

Westside Location: St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 5200 Sullivant Avenue, Columbus 43228

Eastside Location: Whitehall Senior Center, 4924 Etna Road, Whitehall 43213

Northside Location: COTA Bus Stop 1129, Northern Lights Shopping Center, 3435 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus 43224

Pickup times start at 11 a.m. for all locations. The second pickup time will be approximately at noon. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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