Additional Flu Clinics Set

DATE: November 24, 2004

CONTACT: Communication Office
863-7281

BURLINGTON, VT — Vermont home health and Visiting Nurse Association agencies have scheduled additional flu shot clinics for adults who are at high risk of complications from the flu.

Call 802-886-2500 for more information about the clinics listed above.

Call 802-362-1200 for more information about the Dorset and Rupert clinics listed above. Suggested cost for Dorset and Rupert clinics is $12. Medicare Part B will pay for the complete cost, so bring your Medicare card with you.

Call 802-334-5213 for times of the Canaan, Barton and Westfield clinics.

For the above three clinics, individuals who have Medicare Part B need only bring their card. For all others, the cost of the flu immunization is $10. For more information, please call the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice at 775-0568 or call their Flu Hotline at 770-1574. Additional clinics will be advertised on the Vermont Department of Health website ( www.HealthyVermonters.info ) as they are set up. Keep an eye on your local paper or call the Vermont Department of Health Flu Vaccine Information Line at 1-800-695-0022 for more information.