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Flu Vaccine Available Through Township

There will be clinics two days this month.

The township is offering extra influenza vaccines because of high levels of the disease throughout the country.

According to a release from Chris Poulsen, director of Human Services, the vaccination will be offered Jan. 17 and Jan. 24, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the conference rooms of the municipal building.

The fee is $20 for the vaccination, and no direct charge for Medicare Part B participants.

According to the release, the Federal Centers for Disease Control are recommending the vaccine to all those who have not gotten it, and the Bridgewater Township Division of Health is offering it to all adults in the community.

These clinics are only for individuals 18 years of age or older, and the immunizations will be given in partnership with the Community Visiting Nurses Association.

The Center for Disease Control, the release said, has said there is an adequae supply of the vaccine for anyone who wants it, and it is also available at local pharmacies or private physician's offices.

In the township, the vaccine will be given on a first come first serve basis.

For more information, call the Division of Health at 908-725-5750, or email health@bridgewaternj.gov.

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