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WCGH to hold school flu clinics

Belfast -

BELFAST – The Waldo County General Hospital in partnership with RSU 20 and RSU 3 is providing school-based flu vaccine clinics for children 36 months and older. The first clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Troy Howard Middle School. The second will take place from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21 at Mt. View High School.

Parents/Guardians are asked to attend these clinics with their child. Permission and information forms will be coming home with your children. Some children 6 months through 9 years of age may need two doses of vaccine this year. For information about flu and the vaccine go to www.maineflu.gov. or www.flu.gov. For questions about flu or the vaccine, call the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) at 1-888-257-0990, Monday – Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or e-mail: flu.questions@maine.gov. For questions about the vaccine clinics at your school, please call the school nurse.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Toni Mailloux

Telephone Number: (207)930-6763

Website: http://www.wcgh.org