$25 flu shots being offered by county
It's flu shot season at the Pasco County Health Department. Residents should set up an appointment by calling the clinic of their choice:
• Dade City clinic: (352) 521-1450
• Zephyrhills clinic: (813) 780-0740
• Hudson clinic: (727) 861-5661
• New Port Richey clinic: (727) 861-5260
• Land O'Lakes clinic: (813) 558-5173
Shots are $25 payable by cash or check. Patients who provide proof of straight Medicare will receive their shot for free and their insurance will be billed. Patients with Medicare HMO and all other insurances will be charged $25 and given receipts to file with their insurance. The Health Department urges people to call ahead for the availability of days and times.
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PHCC hosts College Night
Pasco-Hernando Community College will hold its annual College Night from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Dade City campus at 36727 Blanton Road, and from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 16 at the New Port Richey campus at 10230 Ridge Road. College Night brings together representatives from PHCC and many public and private colleges, universities, other educational institutions and the military. This free event provides prospective students with a one-stop opportunity to get information about admissions, financial aid, and programs for post-secondary study. High school students, their parents and prospective students of all ages are encouraged to attend. For information call toll-free 1-877-879-7422.
Attend fashion show, fight cancer
Florida Cancer Institute-New Hope will cosponsor "Fall Into Fall," a New York-style runway fashion show, at 11 a.m. Sept. 26 at the Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Gulf Club Lane. The show will benefit the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team of Florida Cancer Institute-New Hope in New Port Richey. The show will preview fall fashions offered by Dillard's of Port Richey and will feature breast cancer survivors as models. In addition, Dr. Mary Li, a medical oncologist and hematologist from Florida Cancer Institute-New Hope in Brooksville, will model. The $20 ticket includes lunch, a fashion show and a chance to win door prizes. A cash bar will be available with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society. For tickets or information, call the American Cancer Society at (813) 949-0291, ext. 14.