Free tetanus shots offered for Lincoln County residents after floods

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TROY, MO (KTVI) – Another health alert going out in Lincoln County. Dangerous bacteria can be a problem with all the flooding. That’s why free tetanus shots are being offered to local residents and first responders by the Lincoln County Health Department in Troy, Missouri.

Tetanus is a bacterial disease that affects the nervous system. If your last tetanus shot was more than 10 years ago you need a booster.

Officials ask that you call and make an appointment before showing up.