Free H1N1 shots available, free tickets to game with vaccination

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- The Putnam County Health Dept. is offering free H1N1 vaccinations for all persons in need of the shots. The shots will be given at Tennessee Tech's basketball games Thursday and Saturday in Eblen Center. Each person being vaccinated will also receive a free ticket to the game that night.

Tech hosts Eastern Illinois Thursday in an Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader beginning with the women's contest at 5:30 p.m. The men's game is scheduled to follow at approximately 7:30 p.m.

On Saturday, Tech hosts the Southeast Missouri Redhawks in another OVC twinbill with games at the same times.

The Eblen Center gates will open both days at 4:30 p.m. All fans interested in receiving the H1N1 vaccine can find out more information from the Health Dept. in the lobby of Eblen Center at the games. For additional information, please call the Athletics Ticket Office (931) 372-3940.