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Family Flu Clinic 2020

The Board of Health is sponsoring a Family Flu Clinic (ages 3 years old and up) for Blackstone Residents next week. Last month, we posted about the Flu Clinic for adults but this time around its for the entire family.

An important note from the CDC

Prevent Flu This Fall and Winter

It’s likely that flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 will both spread this fall and winter. Healthcare systems could be overwhelmed treating both patients with flu and patients with COVID-19. This means getting a flu vaccine during 2020-2021 is more important than ever.

While getting a flu vaccine will not protect against COVID-19, there are many important benefits, such as:

  1. Flu vaccines have been shown to reduce the risk of flu illness, hospitalization, and death.
  2. Getting a flu vaccine can also save healthcare resources for the care of patients with COVID-19.

Blackstone Family Flu Clinic 2020

Who: Blackstone Residents (3 year olds and up)

When: October 27, 2020, Tuesday

Time: 4:00PM to 7:00PM

Where: Blackstone Senior Center

15 St. Paul St., Blackstone, MA

Requirements:

Must be a Blackstone resident

Filled out Insurance Form (to be accomplished prior to Flu Shot Day)

The Flu Clinic is BY APPOINTMENT only. Please call the Board of Health at (508) 876-5129 or (508) 876-5130 to schedule your appointment.

On Flu Shot Day:

Bring your Medicare or other Insurance Card

Wear a short-sleeved shirt

Park at the back of the Town Hall and stay in your vehicle until your scheduled appointment time. You may enter through the Senior Center (Blue Awning).


The Flu Clinic is BY APPOINTMENT only. Please call the Board of Health at (508) 876-5129 or (508) 876-5130 to schedule your appointment. Please note that all flu clinics are subject to change due to production and delivery of the flu vaccine.

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