A recent Boston Globe Article told us that Boston health officials warn of early and severe flu season.
Here are some upcoming Flu clinics in the Boston area.
“Flu shots are recommended for everyone older than 6 months. 𝗜𝗻 𝗕𝗼𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘆 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗳𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗮𝘃𝗮𝗶𝗹𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗮𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘀𝗲 𝘄𝗮𝗹𝗸-𝗶𝗻 𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗲𝘀, 𝗻𝗼 𝗶𝗻𝘀𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗼𝗿 𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗻𝗲𝗲𝗱𝗲𝗱:
–Bruce C. Bolling Building, 2302 Washington St., Roxbury. Tuesdays through Saturdays noon to 8 p.m.
–Lena Park Development Corporation,150 American Legion Highway, Dorchester. Sundays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Mondays and Fridays 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Wednesdays noon to 7 p.m.
–Josephine A. Fiorentino Community Center, 123 Antwerp St., Allston. Sundays noon to 4 p.m.; Monday to Wednesday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Thursdays 5 to 9 p.m.
–BCYF Hyde Park, 1179 River St., Hyde Park. Tuesdays noon to 8 p.m.; and Thursdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
People at higher risk of serious flu complications — such as those 65 years old and older, children younger than 2, pregnant people, and those with medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes or heart disease —should contact their doctor to obtain antiviral treatments, which can prevent the illness progressing to hospitalization, the commission urged.” Read the full Boston Globe article with the link below.
Quote and Image Source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/12/08/metro/boston-health-officials-warn-early-severe-flu-season/