Soddy Daisy American Legion host Veterans Flu Shot Clinic

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SODDY DAISY, Tenn (WDEF) – Wednesday is Veterans Day and today the American Legion hosted a veterans flu shot clinic. 

The American legion located in Soddy Daisy is offering a free flu shot to any veteran without without their veteran ID card. 

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Veteran Richard Williams says it’s important for everyone to get their flu shot this year but if you know a veteran, check in with them. 

“Veterans, we need to check on each other. In the American legion we have what is called the buddy check plan and it is exactly what it sounds like. You check in on the members of your post. You make sure they are not Ill or shit in. Make sure they aren’t in need of something,” says Williams. 

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Joeli Poole joined the WDEF News 12 Team in April 2019 as a Reporter and Producer. You can find her reporting during the week and when not on camera; she's producing the 6 and 11 shows. Joeli grew up with a love for reporting, starting in middle school. She has been the anchor for her middle and high school TV stations, along with the Sports Anchor for her College TV Station. Joeli grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and moved to Tennessee when she 10 years old. She went to Cleveland Middle school and Walker Valley High School. She graduated in May of 2019 from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a bachelor's degree in Communications. Being from the area, Joeli loves being able to help tell the stories of her community. In her spare time, Joeli enjoys watching her LSU Tigers, hiking, and playing with her dog. Feel free to email any story ideas at jpoole@wdef.com.