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Montague announces flu clinics

MONTAGUE — The Board of Health has announced its fall flu clinic schedule. Clinics are open to all residents older than 6 months.

“Flu vaccine is the best protection we have from the flu and its complications,” wrote Public Health Nurse Carolyn Merriam. “Getting your flu shot also helps to prevent spreading flu from person to person.”

There is no fee, but the Montague Board of Health encourages participants to bring their health insurance cards to the clinics and donations are accepted.

Schedule:

∎ Oct. 5, 10 a.m. to noon in the Montague Public Safety Complex, 180 Turnpike Road.

∎ Oct. 19, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Franklin County Pumpkinfest on Avenue A.

∎ Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to noon in the Gill/Montague Senior Center, 62 5th St.

∎ Oct. 30 and Nov. 6, 3 to -5 p.m. in the Franklin Area Survival Center, 96 4th St.

If attending scheduled clinics is a hardship, residents can call the Public Health Nurse at 413-863-3200, ext. 107 for appointments.

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