This year everybody is being encouraged to get a flu shot and Portsmouth Regional Hospital has scheduled flu clinics in conjunction with Maxim Health Systems.
The clinics at Portsmouth Regional Hospital are set for Monday, October 27, for h2u members from 2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m., in the Medical Office Building conference room. The clinic for the general public will be held in the heated tent at the front of the hospital in the courtyard on Wednesday, October 29, from 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Cost for the flu shot is $30. Pneumonia shots are available for $45. There is no charge with your Medicare Card.
The CDC is encouraging anyone who wants to reduce their risk of getting the flu to get the vaccine. Information is available 24/7 at the CDC Hotline at 1-800-CDC-INFO or visit www.cdc.gov.