Good Shepherd Medical Center is sponsoring a free drive-thru flu vaccination clinic on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. (supplies are limited and the clinic could end before 2 p.m. if they run out sooner).

Shots will be administered near Entrance A of the Good Shepherd campus at 610 N.W. 11th Street, and all drivers should enter the campus from the Elm Street entrance. Masks are required, and patients should fill out their forms at gshealth.org/flushots ahead of time and bring the printed forms with them. Ages six months and above are welcome.

According to a news release, Mirasol Family Health Center, 589 N.W. 11th St. in Hermiston, is offering flu vaccine clinics for $20 on Wednesday, Oct. 14, and Thursday, Oct. 29, from 3-5 p.m. You do not need to be a patient at the clinic to receive a vaccine.

Those seeking a flu shot can also get them from their primary care provider or pharmacies such as Rite Aid.

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Surplus sale offers bargains

The city of Hermiston is having a surplus sale on Friday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the festival street in front of city hall. The sale will include a variety of items the city no longer needs, including office furniture, tools and electronics.

The Friends of the Hermiston Public Library’s used book sale will also take place on the festival street on Oct. 16-17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Grants available for local businesses

Small businesses in Boardman are eligible for grants funded by the CARES Act stimulus package.

Businesses located in Boardman, with fewer than 25 employees, who have been adversely impacted by COVID-19 can apply for funding through the Boardman Chamber of Commerce until Oct. 30.

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Senior meals include roast beef

The Harkenrider Senior Activity Center‘s takeout and delivery menu for Thursday, Oct. 15, is roast beef, baked potatoes, veggies and dessert. Tuesday, Oct. 20, is beef stew, biscuits, salad and dessert.

For a Meals on Wheels delivery in Hermiston, call 541-567-3582 before 10 a.m. to place an order. To pick up a meal from the center at 255 N.E. Second St., call the same number before 11 a.m. Meals are $4 and can be picked up between 11:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.

The Boardman Senior Center is now providing meal delivery. Meals are $4 paid upon delivery. Call 541-481-3257 to order.

The Boardman menu for Thursday, Oct. 15 is meatballs and gravy over rice, salad, corn and dessert. Tuesday, Oct. 20 is fish and chips, coleslaw, green beans and dessert.

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