There will be clinics two days this month.
Thursday, January 10
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 …
Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Flu season is coming early in parts of the United States: This time last year, flu cases were lower in Bridgewater than they are now, according to data on Google's Flu Trends. (Bridgewater-specific data is not available on Flu Trends.) Overall in Bridgewater, activity is considered moderate now, while it was considered moderate at this time in 2011, according to Flu Trends. If you're considering getting a flu shot, here are some places in Bridgewater that offer the vaccine (besides your own doctor, of course): CVS Rite Aid More locations According to this week's CDC Flu activity report, influenza levels are on the increase across the country. Five states—Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee—are reporting flu rates not …