Editor's Note: the following release was provided by the Milford Board of Health, and corrects mis-matched dates and days in an earlier release.
The Milford Board of Health and the VNA and Hospice of Greater Milford are sponsoring the following seasonal flu immunization clinics on:
Friday, Oct. 4th 11:00-12:00pm at the Birmingham Apartments
Friday, Oct. 11th 2-4:00pm at the Milford Senior Center
Monday, Oct. 21st 4-6:00pm at the Milford Senior Center
*open to any MA resident 6 months and older
*Bring your Insurance Card
*Wear short sleeved shirt
According to the CDC, influenza (the flu) causes an average of 36,000 deaths and 200,000 hospitalizations in the United States every year. The single best way to prevent influenza is to get the flu shot each fall. The seasonal flu vaccine is for all individuals greater than 6 months of age.