Wednesday, January 05, 2005
The Westport Weston Health District has announced it will begin telephone registration for flu vaccinations for residents 50 years of age and older on Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Individuals interested in receiving the flu vaccine should call the Westport Weston Health District at (203) 227-9571 for an appointment.
All Medicare Part B participants are asked to have their cards available when registering.
The health district said it is conducting telephone registrations for the clinic in order to facilitate effective administration of the vaccine and to eliminate long waits.
The two methods of payment are $20 cash or Medicare Part B (medical insurance). All Medicare participants must bring their Medicare cards with them for verification and billing purposes.
Smart Choice for CT (Health Net) and Evercare Choice (United Health Care) are not accepted.
ItӒs not too late to get vaccinated against influenza, said Judy Nelson, district director of health. ԓThere is a limited supply of vaccine that we can make available to those over 50 years of age and older.
For more information call the health district health information line at (203) 222-3875. This infoline will be updated regularly. Also, information will be available on the districtԒs Web site at www.wwhd.org.
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