The county health department is providing free immunizations in Norristown, Pottstown, and Willow Grove.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Haven't gotten that flu shot yet? Fret not – the Montgomery County Health Department can get your T-cells and B-cells buzzing to protect you against this season's influenza strains. And they'll do it for free. Though young children and the elderly are most at risk, the Centers for Disease Control recommends that everyone six months or older get a flu shot. According to the health department, seasonal influenza activity peaks between January and March. It takes about one to two weeks to build immunity after receiving the seasonal influenza vaccine, so those who haven't received the vaccine are encouraged to do so through February. Except for between December 24 and January 1, free immunizations will be available at the following locations …
Montgomery County will hold 'flu clinics' throughout the county starting later this month.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
It’s almost flu season and the Montgomery County Department of Health is getting ready to offer this year’s flu vaccine at locations throughout the county. The flu clinics are designed to allow people to be able to get in and out quickly. All clinics will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., except the clinic at the Upper Merion site, which will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Residents who are Medicare eligible should bring their Medicare card. The shots are free for Montgomery County residents and the health department will continue to vaccinate residents throughout the winter, or as long as it has the vaccine available. Below are the clinic dates and locations: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the agency does not …