Sanford Detroit Lakes offers flu vaccinations


Nathan Aamodt

Sanford Health Media Relations

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FARGO, N.D., Sept. 13, 2021 – Sanford Health is offering several options to get the seasonal influenza (flu) vaccination.

Sanford Health Detroit Lakes, 1245 Washington Ave., is offering flu vaccinations by appointment only to adults and children at vaccination events on the following days:

Patients must make an appointment by going to My Sanford Chart or by calling 218-846-2000. All ages are welcome during any of the clinic dates. The nasal mist flu vaccine will not be available at the vaccination events.

Patients will be asked to wear facemasks and follow social distancing guidelines. If you don’t have a face mask, Sanford will provide one for you. Flu vaccinations are also offered in office visits in regularly scheduled appointments. If patients are interested in getting a COVID-19 vaccine, please call 218-846-2000 for available appointments.

For more information on how to get a flu shot, visit

Who should receive a flu shot?

Everyone ages six months and older should get a flu vaccination annually to reduce the risk of becoming ill with influenza or transmitting it to others.  Certain groups are at higher risk and are strongly recommended to receive the vaccination:

To prevent transmission to high-risk populations, vaccination is also recommended for:

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