October 20, 2020
By Juliet Kasas-Hoch
The Very long Seashore Island Well being Department will keep a travel-through flu clinic this Friday, Oct. 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the St. Francis parking whole lot in Brant Seashore. Typical seasonal vaccines are accessible to grown ups as very well as minors 5 several years of age or older accompanied by a dad or mum or guardian. Superior dose vaccines, for individuals age 65 and more mature, are also out there.
As the department noted, “influenza vaccinations are with no out-of-pocket cost to all LBI citizens.”
Those people who attend the clinic on Friday are questioned to carry identification and a completed flu vaccine form. Printable sorts are readily available online at lbihealth.com, or decide 1 up at St. Francis Community Middle.
“Have your upper arm uncovered and completely ready when waiting in your motor vehicle,” LBIHD directs.
As flu period has begun – and will keep on right until late Might 2021 – the LBI Overall health Division is emphasizing the maxims “Fighting the flu begins with you” and, in reference to the flu vaccine, “Be viewed before Halloween.”
Vaccination, department officers take note, can assist restrict the unfold of respiratory health problems, these as flu, and this 12 months, will also assistance “reduce the stress on healthcare programs and preserve health-related sources for clients with COVID-19.”
For a lot more information, contact the wellbeing office at 609-492-1212, or stop by lbihealth.com or the LBIHD Fb webpage. —J.K.-H.