Upper Chesapeake Health System to offer November flu shot clinics

September 28, 2003|By Amanda Angel | Amanda Angel,SUN STAFF

Beginning in November, Upper Chesapeake Health System will be sponsoring flu shot clinics in preparation for the flu season.

These public clinics will be offered for people 12 and older:

10 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 1, Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Chesapeake Conference Center, 500 Upper Chesapeake Drive, Bel Air

11 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 4, Klein's Super Market, Beards Hill Plaza, Aberdeen

9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Nov. 5, Harford Mall, Bel Air

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Nov. 9, Harford Mall

4:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Nov. 12, Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

4 p.m.-7 p.m., Nov. 14, Holy Spirit Church, 540 Joppa Farm Road, Joppatowne

9 a.m.-1 p.m., Nov. 16, St. Mary's Church, Pylesville

4 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Nov. 18, Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company

10 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 20, St. Ignatius Church, Conowingo Road, Hickory

10 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 22, Havre de Grace Room, Harford Memorial Hospital, 501 S. Union Ave., Havre de Grace

3:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Nov. 24, Harford Mall

A pediatric flu clinic for children between 3 and 11 will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 8 at the Chesapeake Conference Center, Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, 500 Upper Chesapeake Drive, Bel Air, and a pediatric follow-up clinic will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon on Dec. 6 at the Chesapeake Conference Center.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said October and November are the best time to receive a shot to be protected during peak flu season, which typically runs from December to March. The CDC urges shots for the elderly and people with chronic illness.

Shots are $10; cash in the exact amount is required.

For more information, call 800-515-0044.

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