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Free Flu shots still available to residents

Free Flu shots still available to residents

(Sewell, NJ) -- With reports of the flu reaching epidemic levels this season, Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Jim Jefferson, liaison to the Department of Health and Human Services, would like to remind residents that flu clinics are still being provided by the county and will be held through March.

Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "It is important for residents to get flu shots in order to protect themselves and to help prevent others around them from getting sick. With the flu as infectious as it is said to be this season, the health of our residents is a priority."

Freeholder Jefferson said, “These vaccinations are free of charge and open to Gloucester County residents. No appointments are needed, so it is easy to get a shot and better your chances of staying healthy.”

From September to December the county provided approximately 9,840 flu shots and is continuing to encourage residents who may not have been vaccinated yet to take advantage of these free clinics.

Clinics will be available at the Gloucester County Health Department at 204 E. Holly Avenue in Sewell on the following days:

Wednesday, January 31
8 to 10 a.m.

Thursday, February 8
2 to 4 p.m.

Monday, February 12
1 to 3 p.m.

Wednesday, February 21
9 to 11 a.m.

Monday, February 26
2 to 4 p.m.

Thursday, March 8
1 to 3 p.m.

Monday, March 12
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Monday, March 19
1 to 3 p.m.

Wednesday, March 28
9 to 11 a.m.
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