Flu season is just around the corner here in Minnesota and across the country. The Kohl’s Cares and Children’s Flu Prevention Project wants to know how you and your family plan to fight the flu this year. Participating Kohl’s stores (Roseville, Owatonna, Mankato, Blaine, Maplewood and St. Cloud) will be holding two clinics from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13.
You are invited to participate in the Flu Prevention Photo Challenge to show us how.
Here’s how to participate:
1. Snap a photo of you and/or your family fighting the flu.
- Getting a flu vaccine
- Washing your hands
- Covering your cough
- Showing off your “I got vaccinated” sticker
2. Post your photo on Twitter or Instagram using #FighttheFluMN (not case sensitive)
The contest will run from Sept. 12-17. During that time, we encourage you to submit as many photos as you like. At the end of the day on Sept. 17, we will choose, at random, five people who each will receive a $50 Kohl’s gift card. Good luck and happy snapping!
Contest rules: Only photos posted by persons 18 years of age or older are eligible.
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