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Local News Briefs - Aug. 25

Child immunizations available before school starts

Crow Wing County Public Health will be offering a Walk In School Immunization Clinic on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Crow Wing County Community Services Health Division, 204 Laurel Street, Suite 12, Brainerd. This clinic is for kindergarten through 12th graders in need of vaccinations in order to attend school as well as immunizations that are recommended for their age. No appointment is needed.

Shots are $5 each; however, no one is denied access due to inability to pay. Medical Assistance or Minnesota Care is also accepted as payment so bring your cards. A parent or legal guardian and a complete shot record are required to accompany the student.

Crow Wing County Community Services Health Division (Public Health) also holds clinics on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month by appointment only throughout the entire year. For more information, call Margie Young at 824-1098 or Stephanie Kubas at 824-1079.

Elder Drive Street

detour starts Monday

BAXTER — Starting Monday, Elder Drive will be closed between Foley Road and Forthun Road in Baxter due to construction of a right turn lane and concrete medians for the Costco development.

This is the last road closure needed for the Costco development.

The streets will be closed and detoured from Monday through Aug. 31 and is scheduled to reopen for the Labor Day weekend sometime late Friday afternoon.

The streets will be closed again on Sept. 4, through Sept. 7, for completion of the project. A detour route will be provided for access to all local businesses and residences.

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