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2010 Flu Shots in Chelmsford

   Friday, October 8th, 2010 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

Flu Shot signFlu season is here again. The Town of Chelmsford is providing flu shots free for town residents through a Seasonal Flu and Pneumonia Vaccine Clinic.

Chelmsford Senior Center, 75 Groton Road (map)
Tuesday, October 19, 2010

  • 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (for Chelmsford residents ages 65+ and those under 65 with a chronic illness)
  • 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (for all Chelmsford residents older than 6 months)

Residents age 65+ please bring ALL of your HEALTH INSURANCE CARDS with you. Donations are accepted from those under age 65 to cover the cost of the vaccine and supplies.

The clinic is administered by the Chelmsford Board of Health, and will be providing protection against three viruses:

  • A/H1N1 (pandemic) influenza
  • A/H3N2 influenza
  • Influenza B

If you have any questions you may call Sue Rosa, RN at the Chelmsford Board of Health at (978) 250-5243, and you can also print flu shot flyer [pdf].

Other Area Flu Shots
Another list of area flu shots is available on the Massachusetts Public Flu Clinic Finder website:

General Information
A lot of resources exist to answer questions and provide tips on how to stay healthy this flu season. Here are some of the most useful:

Basic Tips to Stay Healthy
And as always, remember to practice these three simple tips this season:

  1. Cover your cough
  2. Wash your hands
  3. Stay home if you're sick
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H1N1 Flu Shot Clinics

   Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

sneezeThe Chelmsford Board of Health has scheduled two free H1N1 flu shot clinics for Chelmsford residents. These clinics offer injections only, and no pre-registration is required, but please note the age restrictions:

Chelmsford residents ages 18 and older:
Date: Thursday, January 7, 2010
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Chelmsford Senior Center
Map: Route 40, 75 Groton Rd, N. Chelmsford, MA 01863

Chelmsford residents ages 6 months to 17 years:
If this is your child's second shot, please bring documentation of when they received their first shot
Date: Thursday, January 14, 2010
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Chelmsford Senior Center
Map: Route 40, 75 Groton Rd, N. Chelmsford, MA 01863

See the Town's website for more local and general H1N1 and seasonal flu information. If you have any questions you may call Sue Rosa, RN at the Chelmsford Board of Health (978)-250-5241.

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2009 Flu Shots and Resources

   Friday, October 16th, 2009 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

sneezeIt's flu season again. And this year, in addition to the seasonal flu, the government is also making available resources to help combat the H1N1 flu.

Flu Shots
The Chelmsford Board of Health is sponsoring a seasonal flu shot clinic. The shots will be given at:

Chelmsford Senior Center
Route 40, North Chelmsford
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
-- More information [pdf] --

Another list of area flu shots is available on the Massachusetts Public Flu Clinic Finder website:

General Information
A lot of resources exist to answer questions and provide tips on how to stay healthy this flu season. Here are some of the most useful:

Basic Tips to Stay Healthy
And as always, remember to practice these three simple tips this season:

  1. Cover your cough
  2. Wash your hands
  3. Stay home if you're sick
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