Wayland Health Department Schedules Flu Vaccine Clinics

The Wayland Health Department provided the information below about three, free flu vaccine clinics for Wayland residents.

The Wayland Health Department along with Wayland residents who volunteer with the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) will be providing free flu vaccine clinics for all interested individuals on the following dates:

- Tuesday, Oct. 4, from noon-4 p.m.

- Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 4 p.m.-8 p.m.

- Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 2 p.m.-6 p.m.

All clinics will take place in the Large Hearing Room at the and both injectable and mist seasonal flu vaccine will be available.

According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), all individuals age 6 months and older should be vaccinated annually against the flu. People with a severe allergy to eggs or to a vaccine component are the only exceptions.

Wayland also has a limited supply of pneumococcal vaccine (recommended for individuals age 65 and older, and 18- to 64-year-olds with high-risk conditions and or who are smokers) and Tdap vaccine (recommended for any adult who has contact with infants or children).

For individuals age 65 and older, a limited supply of high-dose seasonal flu vaccine may be available. Please contact the Wayland Health Department to check availability and reserve a dose.

Please feel free to contact the Wayland Health Department at 508-358-3617 for any clinic or vaccine questions.

Included with this article is a PDF produced by the Centers for Disease Control that outlines recommendations for adults when it comes to vaccinations.


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