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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is introduced at at Rotary luncheon at the Chattanooga Convention Center on Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Gov. Haslam, who recently met with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump along with several other governors, said he has no interest in being Vice President but suggested Sen. Bob Corker as a possible candidate.
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NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam and Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner (DRY-zen-er) are traveling to Chattanooga to get their annual flu vaccinations and encourage other Tennesseans to follow suit.

The governor and commissioner are scheduled to receive their shots at the Southeast Tennessee Regional Health Office on Friday afternoon. Health officials say immunization not only helps the people who are inoculated, but also protects their families, friends and co-workers.

The state Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control recommend flu shots for everyone over than six months old.

Flu vaccine is available at county health departments, medical clinics and pharmacies around the state.

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