Open-air immunization

Public health nurses are performing vaccinations this week in Cranbrook and Kimberley to mark National Immunization Awareness Week

Public health nurse Charlotte Spring gives gardener Bernice Ferguson a tetanus and diphtheria shot.

Public health nurse Charlotte Spring gives gardener Bernice Ferguson a tetanus and diphtheria shot.

A special immunization session was held on Wednesday, April 24, at the Public Produce Garden in MacKinnon Park, Cranbrook, near Save On Foods.

This is National Immunization Awareness Week, and you can drop into Cranbrook Health Unit and Kimberley Medical Centre for booster shots during business hours this week.

Meanwhile, planting will soon get underway in the Public Produce Garden. Stay tuned to The Townsman for more information, or if you would like to get involved with the garden, contact Shannon Duncan at 250-427-7981 or email cranbrookfoodaction@yahoo.com.