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10/3/2022 - 2022-2023 Seasonal Flu and Pneumonia Clinic Information

No One Has Time for the Flu, Get a Flu Shot

Fairfield Health Department Seasonal Flu and Pneumonia Vaccination Clinics

FAIRFIELD, Connecticut (October 3, 2022) – The Fairfield Health Department is urging all residents to receive the flu vaccine. The single best way to protect yourself and those around you from the flu is to get vaccinated. It is recommended that everyone over the age of 6 months receive the flu vaccine every year. It takes about 2 weeks after the receiving the flu vaccine for the body to develop protection against the flu virus so now is a good time to get vaccinated. 

The Health Department will host two flu clinics this season for adults and children age 3 and older. These clinics will be held on:

  • Thursday, October 13th from 10am-7pm
  • Friday, October 14th from 10am-5pm

Both clinics will take place at the Bigelow Center for Senior Activities in the Cafeteria (100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield).

The flu vaccine will be available, while supplies last, in injection form for people 3 years and old. The High Dose flu vaccine will also be available, while supplies last, for those over the age of 65. The Pneumonia vaccine will also be offered at these clinics for those over the age of 65. 

Medicare Part B, Connecticare, Aetna, Cigna, Anthem, United HealthCare, and Oxford are all accepted and there is no co pay.  Out of pocket price for the Flu vaccine is $30, the High Dose vaccine is $65 and the Pneumonia vaccine is $65. This is a CASHLESS clinic, credit cards and checks will be accepted.

For a quicker visit, patients can print out the vaccine consent form and bring it completed. Patients should also have their insurance card with them and wear clothes that make it easy to expose the upper arm.

For questions about the flu vaccine, call your primary care physician. If you have questions about the flu clinics, please contact the Public Health Nursing Office at 203-256-3150.