Flu shot clinics held in 3 Connecticut communities

Health

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Several Connecticut communities are holding another round of flu vaccine clinics.

The Department of Public Health says local health department and districts are offering free or low-cost clinics on Saturday in Clinton, Coventry and Guilford.Related Content: Blumenthal to call for $1B for flu vaccine development

Public Health Commissioner Raul Pino says the peak of flu season is still weeks away and it’s not too late to get a flu shot. He says he strongly recommends people who are not yet vaccinated to visit one of the clinics on Saturday or contact their health care provider.

The agency urges residents over age 6 months to get vaccinated.Related Content: Flu now blamed for 84 child deaths this season, CDC says

Health officials say Connecticut has seen 77 flu-related deaths this season, the highest number in five years. Fourteen of those deaths were reported during the week ending February 3.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

New Haven

The District in New Haven seeing success amid pandemic; owners advising local leaders, business developers

News /

Police investigate after person shot in New Haven

News /

In memory of grandma: Waterbury family and friends team up to help homeless on Thanksgiving

News /

Knights of Columbus to donate thousands of new winter coats to school-aged children across CT on Black Friday

News /

New Haven PD investigate triple shooting near Cedar Hill Ave.

News /

New Haven Mayor encourages people to ditch online shopping and shop local

News /
More New Haven

Four hospitalized after two-vehicle crash on Route 9 in Middletown

News /

Middletown restaurant owner feeding those in need for Thanksgiving in honor of her late father

News /

2 killed during wrong-way crash on I-95 S in Clinton

News /

Middletown dispatch center serves 169 CT communities

News /

Gil Simmons surprised with donuts while on the go in Middletown

News /

Gil on the Go: Interview with Middletown Mayor Ben Florsheim

News /
More Middlesex

Tolland

44-year-old man struck, killed while walking dog in Vernon; police seize vehicle-of-interest

News /

UConn tightens quarantine protocols for students on Storrs campus; requires students to get tested before leaving for break

News /

Vernon resident's 8th-grade World War II project to be added to Vernon Historical Society Collection

News /

UConn police officer accused of stalking, harassing two other officers, computer crime

News /

2 people wanted for questioning in drive-by pepper spray incident during BLM rally in Coventry

News /

UConn closing Storrs campus after Thanksgiving break, says students can’t return until spring semester

News /
More Tolland

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss