Navigating Cold and Flu Season: Three Free Resources Every Mama in Tuscarawas County Should Know

Navigating Cold and Flu Season: Three Free Resources Every Mama in Tuscarawas County Should Know – This cold/RSV/flu season is going to be ROUGH. If you haven’t already heard the coughs and sniffles, it’s time to stock up on these free cold/RSV/flu season prevention items for you and your family! Find out where to get these free offerings right here on Newsymom!

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Hey Tuscarawas County Mamas!

As the chilly winds start to sweep through our beautiful county, it’s that time of the year again – cold and flu season. But fret not! The Tuscarawas County Health Department (TCHD) has your back with not one, not two, but three fantastic free resources to help you and your family stay healthy and prepared.

1. Free COVID-19 and Flu Drive-Up Tests

First on the list are the free COVID-19 and flu drive-up tests offered by the  Tuscarawas County Health Department. Getting tested is a crucial step in managing the spread of illnesses, especially with the flu and COVID-19 in the picture. The process is simple – just schedule an appointment, drive up, and get tested without even leaving your car! To book your slot, call the TCHD at (330) 343-5555 x. 1740 or 1810.

Get tested for all three viruses at once!

2. Free Infection-Prevention Bags

The Tuscarawas County Health Department is going the extra mile by offering free infection-prevention bags – because prevention is key! These bags are packed with goodies to help keep those nasty bugs at bay. The best part? They’re free, but they won’t last forever. Make sure to check the list below for what’s in the bag and grab yours while supplies last. It’s like a little care package to boost your family’s defenses against the cold and flu season.

3. Book Your COVID-19 and Flu Shots

Last but certainly not least, the Tuscarawas County Health Department is providing a convenient way for families to get their COVID-19 and flu shots. Vaccination is a powerful tool in the fight against these illnesses, and the Tuscarawas County Health Department is making it easy for everyone aged 6 months and older. Just give them a call at (330) 343-5555 x.1740 or 1810 to schedule your family’s shots. It’s a proactive step towards a healthier winter for you and your loved ones.

The TCHD has options for walk-ins if you can’t commit to an appointment! Check above for the walk-in clinic hours. 🙂

So there you have it – three amazing ways the TCHD is supporting Tuscarawas County mamas during the upcoming cold, RSV, and flu season. Remember, staying healthy is a team effort, and the TCHD is here to be your ally.

Stay warm, stay well, and let’s face this season together!

Melissa Klatt


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