Free Flu Vaccines Available Saturday, January 27th

January 24, 2018

Free flu shots are available for children 18 and younger on Saturday, January 27th at a flu clinic in Stratford. Adult vaccines will be provided at no cost to those without insurance. Residents with insurance should bring their card and will be charged a small administrative fee, but will not be charged out of pocket for the vaccine. The clinic is a joint venture between the state Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Stratford Health Department.

The clinic is Saturday from 9am-1pm at the Stratford Health Department, 468 Birdseye St., 3rd Floor Nursing Office.

State health officials say flu activity in Connecticut continues to increase. As of January 13th, over 1,342 people have tested positive for the flu so far this season, and 615 have been hospitalized with the illness. There have also been 21 flu-related deaths so far this season.