Flu Clinics

COME GET YOUR FLU VACCINE

 Before attending any of the Health Department Flu clinics please read the following:

  • Registration is not required.
  • For a schedule click here. 
  • All Adult or Child Insurance Forms need to be completed and signed prior to your arrival at the clinics to speed up the process.  There will be extra copies of the insurance forms at the clinics if you are unable to fill it out via a computer. 
  • Please take a picture(copy) or scan your insurance card or cards on the space provided on the front of the insurance form, where it states “place photo copy of all insurance cards here” if possible, if not, make a copy and attach to the insurance form.
  • Please make sure to wear a short sleeve shirt.
  • Please make sure there are NO pets in the car during the drive-thru at the Water Dept on 10/15 and 10/22
  • You can have more than one person in the car at one time to receive a flu vaccine example; parents and children in the car at the drive thru.
  • There will be high dose flu vaccine available for the 65 and older and regular flu vaccine at the drive thru flu clinics, until depleted, both high dose and regular flu vaccine will be offered at the senior clinic on 10/8 at the Franco American as well. 

Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

For more information on how to get vaccinated, contact the Public Health Nurse at 978-692-5509

View the MIIS Imunization Information Sheet here.

Homebound individuals, who require a home visit, should contact the Health Department at 978-692-5509 to schedule an appointment. 

These vaccines will not prevent illness caused by other viruses. It takes up to 2 weeks or more for protection to develop after the vaccine. Protection lasts about a year. Anyone with an allergy to egg cannot receive this vaccine at one of our public clinics.

Annual influenza vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older. Everyone, regardless of prior vaccination, will need to be revaccinated to be protected this year.

People at Increased Risk for Influenza-Related Complications 

  • All children 6 months through 4 years of age
  • All persons> 50 years of age
  • People 6 months - 18 years of age who are receiving long-term aspirin therapy
  • Women who will be pregnant during influenza season and postpartum women
  • People> 6 months of age who have:
    • Cardiovascular (except hyper-tension) disorders
    • Chronic pulmonary (including asthma)
    • Hematologic disorders
    • Hepatic disorders
    • Metabolic disorders, including diabetes
    • Neurological disorders
    • Renal disorders
  • Immunosuppression (including immunosuppression caused by medications or HIV);
  • Any condition (e.g., cognitive dysfunction, spinal cord injuries, seizure disorders, or other neuromuscular disorders) that can compromise respiratory function or the handling of respiratory secretions or that can increase the risk of aspiration
  • Residents of nursing homes and other chronic-care facilities
  • American Indians/Alaska Natives
  • People who are morbidly obese (BMI > 40)