Boston Medical Center to offer free seasonal flu shot clinics

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September 9th, 2009

Boston Medical Center

For Immediate release

September 9, 2009

Contact: Allison Rubin, 617-638-8491, allison.rubin@bmc.org

CALENDAR LISTING

The single best way to protect yourself against the flu is to get vaccinated each year. Boston Medical Center is offering two free community flu shot clinics. The seasonal flu shot is provided to protect against the highly variable influenza virus. The vaccine is approved for individuals 3 years of age and older, including healthy people and those with chronic medical conditions. For more information, call 617-638-8496 or 617-638-8490.

WHAT: Free community seasonal flu shot clinics

WHEN/WHERE: Tuesday, Sept. 22
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Newton Pavilion Lobby
88 East Newton St.
Boston, MA 02118

Thursday, Sept. 24
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Menino Pavilion lobby
840 Harrison Ave.
Boston, MA 02118

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For more information about influenza vaccine, including risks and benefits, visit www.bphc.org/flu or www.flu.gov.