The Marion Rochester Health District, the Marion Board of Health and the Rochester Board of Health are pleased to announce seasonal flu clinics for the residents of Marion and Rochester. The flu vaccine will be available as nasal mist for residents between the ages of 2 and 49 years of age and is also available in the injectable form for all residents over the age of 6 months. A limited supply of Pneumonia vaccine will also be available to interested residents.
Those attending the flu clinics are reminded to wear a short sleeve shirt and to bring all insurance and Medicare cards. Vaccinations will be given to all regardless of insurance status or ability to pay.
Transportation to the clinics can be arranged with the Council on Aging in each town: Wednesday, October 2, 4:00-7:00 pm, Sippican School; Thursday, October 10, 3:00-6:00 pm, Rochester Senior Center; Tuesday, October 22, 5:00-7:00 pm, Marion Town House; Thursday, October 24, 9:00-11:00 am, Rochester Senior Center; Wednesday, November 20, 4:30-6:00 pm, Marion Town House.
Throughout the flu season, clinics will be held on Mondays from 1:00 to 2:00 pm in the Marion Town House, and on Fridays from 10:00 to 11:00 am in the Rochester Town Hall Annex.
For information, call the Marion Board of Health at 508-748-3530 or the Rochester board of Health at 508-763-5421.