CITY OF MIDDLETOWN CLINIC:
Health officials urge anyone who has not been immunized against the H1N1 virus to get vaccinated at a free flu clinic on Wednesday, February 17, from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the Middletown City Hall Council Chamber. Officials say that the threat of H1N1 may not be over and that a resurgence of the virus is possible.
There is no age or residency restriction and insurance is not necessary. The vaccine will be given on a first come-first serve basis. Appointments are not required.
For more information, call (860) 344-3474. To download a vaccination administration form: www.cityofmiddletown.com, then click on “H1N1 (Swine Flu) Tips and Free Clinic Information”.
People who have a severe allergy to eggs or running a fever should not receive the vaccine. The H1N1 vaccine is not effective against seasonal influenza.
More H1N1 flu clinics are expected to be scheduled and are sponsored by MDA 36: the City of Middletown; the towns of Cromwell, Durham, Haddam and Middlefield.
The Davison Health Center will continue to offer free H1N1 vaccine to students, faculty and staff by appointment. Please call the Health Center at (860) 685-2470 to schedule an appointment.