Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and the Everett Health Department want you to get your flu shot. National Influenza Week will be observed Dec. 2-8. It is important to be vaccinated against the flu, especially throughout the holiday season and it is not too late to get protected. The Everett Health Department will hold flu clinics on Monday, Dec. 3, from noon to 7 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 6, from noon to 7 p.m. These clinics will be held in the Health Department at City Hall, 484 Broadway Room 20. These clinics are open to all Everett residents ages 3 and up and are free of charge. No appointment is necessary. We require that you bring your Health Insurance and or/Medicare cards, as we are able to be reimbursed for administration of the vaccine. Please Remember to Wear a Short-Sleeve Shirt. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The seasonal vaccine this year includes protection against the seasonal and H1N1 vaccine strains. At this clinic we are offering a traditional flu shot as well as the high dose flu vaccine. The high dose flu vaccine is available for people age 65 or older.
For more information call the Flu Hotline at 617-394-2257 or if you are unable to make these times please call the Public Health Nurse at 617-394-2314 to schedule an appointment.