NORWALK, Conn. -- Flu shots are being offered Wednesday and Thursday at the Norwalk Health Department.
In addition to getting an influenza vaccine, the agency reminds residents to stay healthy this flu season by washing hands with soap and water, covering their nose and mouth when sneezing or coughing and staying home when sick.
The walk-in clinics are from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 12 and from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 at 137 East Ave., Norwalk.Hi Donna,
In addition, there will be walk-in hours from 1-3 p.m. every Tuesday, starting Oct. 18.
The department accepts Medicare Part B, Medicaid, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, ConnectiCare, HealthyCT, United and Cigna. Bring your insurance card. Otherwise, standard seasonal flu shots cost $25, and high-dose flu shots (an option for patients age 65 and older) cost $50.
The flu vaccines protect against seasonal and H1N1 flu, and anyone older than six months of age is encouraged to get their flu shot, according to the agency.
Questions may be directed to the Norwalk Health Department at (203) 854- 7776.
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