Several free, low cost flu clinics offered Saturday for State Flu Vaccination Day

(WTNH)– There will be several free or low cost flu clinics happening Saturday for State Flu Vaccination Day.

In an effort to reduce the spread of the flu virus, which has already heavily impacted the state, the Connecticut Department of Public Health is working with local health departments to provide free or low cost flu vaccines at several locations across Connecticut. Residents who are over the age of 6 months are strongly urged by the DPH to get a flu shot.

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You are asked to bring an insurance card to the clinic, if you have one. According to the Department of Health, your insurance will be billed a small administration fee but you will not be charged out of pocket. The vaccine is free.

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Below is a list flu clinics for Saturday, February 10th. Residents can attend any clinic regardless of the town you live in.

Bethel Bethel Visiting Nurse Assoc.: Rt 6. Bethel (near Big Y) Bethel, Redding, Newtown, & Danbury Health Departments 9am-12noon 203-794-0274
Fairfield Health Dept. Nursing Office:100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield Fairfield Health Department 9am-12pm 203-256-3020 or www.fairfieldct.org/health
Middletown (age 4 yrs & up)  City Hall Council, 245 deKoven Dr, Middletown Middletown, Cromwell, Durham, & Middlefield Health Departments 8am-11am Middletown: 860-638-4960

Cromwell: 860-632-3462

Milford (age 3yrs & up) Milford Health Dept.: 82 New Haven Ave, Milford Milford Health Department 10am-1pm 203-783-3285
New Haven New Haven Free Public Library, Ives Main Branch, 133 Elm St. New Haven New Haven Health Department 11am-1pm 203-946-8192
North Branford East Shore District Heath Dept.: 1315 Middletown Ave, North Branford East Shore District Health Department 3pm-5pm 203-481-4233
Norwich Otis Library, 261 Main St., Norwich Uncas Health District 11am-1pm 860-823-1189
Southbury 77 Main St, North Playhouse Corner-Unit 205, Southbury Pomperaug Health District & Naugatuck Valley Health District 10am-12noon 203-264-9616
Stamford Stamford Government Center: 888 Washington Blvd, main lobby, Stamford Stamford Health Department 9am-11am 203-977-5652
Torrington Torrington Health District: 350 Main St, Torrington Torrington Area Health District 9am-11am 860-489-0436
Waterbury Waterbury City Hall; 235 St, Waterbury Waterbury Health Department 12pm-3pm 203-574-6780
Windsor (age 9yrs & up) LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave, Windsor Windsor Health Department & South Windsor Health Department 10am-12noon 860-285-1823

In addition to the schedule above, there are many ongoing flu clinics around the state. So if you are unable to attend one Saturday, check with your local health department to find another.

For more information on State Flu Vaccination Day, click here. 

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