STOW — Town Administrator Denise Dembkoski would like to announce that the Nashoba Associated Boards of Health will hold flu clinics in the Town of Stow on Oct. 16, and around the region during the month of October.
Saturday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
All adults, seniors and children 6 months and older who live in the Nashoba Valley may attend any of the clinics being offered.
The Nashoba Associated Boards of Health are holding flu clinics throughout the month of October in member communities. Anyone from the region may attend any of the clinics.
The clinics will offer quadrivalent vaccines which protect against four strains of influenza. High dose flu vaccine will be available for those 65 and older. Preservative-free vaccines will be available for those 18 and under. The clinics will provide only inactivated, injectable influenza vaccine. No nasal or live vaccines will be available. Only influenza vaccines will be available.
Online registration is available, and based on age. Click on the appropriate link to register:
Walk-ins will be accepted as vaccine supplies allow. Those attending should bring their photo identification and insurance cards to the clinic.
To view a list of other dates and locations where flu clinics will be held in the Nashoba Valley, and to find links to register for those clinics, click here.
“It is especially important to protect ourselves from the flu this year with the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing and the health-care system fully engaged in that battle,” Town Administrator Dembkoski said. “We encourage everyone to attend this clinic with their families and to stay safe, healthy and protected this winter.”
The flu clinics will not provide COVID-19 vaccines.
For more information on obtaining a COVID-19 vaccine, click here.
To learn more about the similarities and differences between COVID-19 and the influenza virus, click here.