Walk-In Flu Clinic in Salem on Jan. 29

There will be a flu clinic at the Northshore Community Health Center on Congress Street on Jan. 29.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

The Salem Board of Health, in conjunction with the North Shore Community Health Center, will be hosting a walk-in flu vaccination clinic on Jan. 29.

The clinic will be held at the North Shore Community Health Center meeting Room, located at 27 Congress St.,  from 4 to 6 p.m.

Here's what you need to know

  • The clinics are open to Salem residents 12 years and older.
  • Please dress so that your upper arm can be accessed for vaccination
  • Vaccines will be provided to anyone requiring a vaccine whether you have insurance or not
  • If you have health insurance please bring your  cards with you  

If you fall into any of the following categories, the Salem Board of Health strongly suggests you get your flu shot.

  •  Those with chronic illness, heart, lung, kidney, diabetes, cancer.
  • Those with compromised immune systems
  • Those on aspirin therapy 

People who are allergic to eggs might be at risk for allergic reactions from receiving any influenza vaccine and should consult with a doctor or other medical professional before considering any influenza vaccination. 

Additional vaccination clinics will be held every Thursday by appointment from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., until vaccines are exhausted.

If you require further information, please contact Salem Public Health Nurse, Suzanne Doty, RN, BSN at 978- 619-5651 or sdoty@salem.com, for further assistance.

Drew January 24, 2014 at 03:42 PM
Will they also have the LAIV (nasal spray) available or just the shot?


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