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Town Flu Clinic to be Held Oct. 23

Call to make your appointment beginning on Oct. 9; $10 fee for shot.

The 2012-2013 Influenza Vaccine is now available in a variety of locations, such as pharmacies, private physicians’ offices and walk-in clinics. There are more locations than ever before to receive your annual flu vaccine.

In Belmont, Both of the CVS Pharmacies and the Osco Pharmacy located in Shaws, offer flu vaccine daily. The Belmont Health Department recommends that you receive a flu vaccine at the earliest opportunity.

Belmont has received an allotment of adult flu vaccine doses only sufficient to hold one flu clinic this year. This clinic will be open to adults 18 and older will take place at the Beth El Temple at 2 Concord Ave. from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, October 23.

The town will not be vaccinating children or those under the age of 18. There will be a $10 fee for the vaccine. Medicare and commercial insurance carriers cannot be billed for flu vaccine this year.

To decrease the amount of wait time and to help the clinic function smoothly, the Belmont Health Department will be holding this clinic by APPOINTMENT ONLY for Belmont residents. Please call 617-993-2730 beginning Oct. 9 to schedule an appointment.

Please call the Health Department at 617-993-2730 for more information.

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