NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — On Saturday, folks are rolling up their sleeves to be protected from the flu.
Flu shot clinics are being held across the state in response to the widespread flu outbreak.
News 8 was joined by Public Health Emergency Response Coordinator Terry Cooper from the New Haven Public Health Department on Saturday morning.
He discusses why it is important for people to come out and get their flu shots.
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Below is a list of clinics being held on Saturday:
|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: 860-638-4960Cromwell: 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|