Money from the stimulus package helped 400 kids at one elementary school in the east get the their flu shots Thursday. And students were very happy there were no needles involved.
For the first time ever -- Pitt County Schools offered the flu mist to students during the day.
Students at W.H. Robinson Elementary school were the first to get vaccinated this year by the school system.
Health officials say more than 36,000 people die each year from the seasonal flu, which is why it's important for children to learn good hygiene habits.
More than 8,000 students in Pitt County Schools have signed up for the nasal spray flu vaccine.
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