Members of the community are encouraged to get a regular seasonal flu shot this year.
A seasonal flu shot clinic for those age 18 years and older will be held at Grace Cottage Family Health, 185 Grafton Road (Route 35) Townshend, on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The flu shot cannot be given to anyone with an allergy to eggs.
No advance appointment is needed. The cost of the seasonal flu shot, if not covered by health insurance, is $38.25.
For more information, call 365-4331.
This flu shot does not include protection from the Novel H1N1 flu strain, formerly known as "swine flu."
For more up-to-date information, go to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website (www.cdc.gov), to the website of the Vermont Department of Health (www.healthvermont.gov), or call the Vermont helpline at 2-1-1. For more information about the Grace Cottage Flu clinic, call 365-4331.