Influenza vaccine to be given Wednesday, Thursday, Jan. 16, 17 at Belmont Center branch.
Tuesday, January 15
The following Information was provided by Belmont Savings Bank: Belmont Savings Bank is offering free flu shots Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 16 and 17, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at their main office in Belmont Center at 2 Leonard St. Mount Auburn Hospital will provide nurses to administer the vaccine. “This flu season has already been one of the worst on record, and it is not too late get vaccinated. We want to insure that everyone in our community has a convenient way to get a free flu shot,” said Bob Mahoney, President and CEO of Belmont Savings. “We approached Mount Auburn Hospital and they were thrilled to partner with us on this initiative,” he said. Given the branch’s convenient location, the Bank has offered its space to work with …
Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick.
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- John Ness
Friday, December 14, 2012
Flu season is coming early in parts of the United States: This time last year, flu cases were lower in the Watertown area than they are now, according to data on Google's Flu Trends. Overall in Massachusetts, activity is considered high now, while it was considered moderate at this time in 2011, according to Flu Trends. If you're considering getting a flu shot, here are some places in and near Watertown that offer the vaccine: More locations According to this week's CDC Flu activity report, influenza levels are on the increase across the country. Five states—Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee—are reporting flu rates not normally seen until January, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The flu season normally …