Essentia Health encourages community to get COVID-19 and Flu vaccines

Courtesy: Centers for Disease Control
Courtesy: Centers for Disease Control

(Fargo, ND) -- Common respiratory illnesses are still present in the community, and health officials are encouraging people to be vaccinated. 

Even with warmer temperatures across the region, Essentia Health says there are still heightened rates of both COVID-19 and Influenza. Typical peak respiratory virus season is between December and February, but can last as late as May depending on the year. 

Essentia Health says the following locations are accepting walk-in vaccinations.

No appointments are needed for the vaccinations. Anyone ages six months and older are eligible.