November 4, 2005 -- Posted at 2:00 p.m. CST
JONESBORO, AR -- Cold and flu season is here, and for many in Region 8, that means it's time to get a flu shot. There are many places you can go to get your shot, but for some the place to be Friday morning was St. Bernards Auditorium.
People began lining up at 5 o’clock in the morning for the flu clinic that didn’t open its doors until 7. “We had a big line before we ever opened up. At six a.m. there were people out there waiting for the doors to open,” said Amy Howell of the Craighead County Health Department.
These people were eagerly waiting for a shot that this time last year was very hard to come by. that type of shortage is not expected this year. “We have a good supply this year. We don't anticipate a shortage and we have a good supply today, probably for about three thousand people and we can re-order it this time.”
Eric Watson of Saint Bernards said, “Influenza, or the flu more commonly called, is a very contagious disease. In the