Health district offering flu vaccinations

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NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Valley Health District will offer an influenza vaccine clinic on Oct. 4 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Naugatuck Senior Center, 300 Meadow St.

The clinic is open to residents of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Naugatuck, Seymour and Shelton. Appointments aren’t necessary.

Children who are 3 years old and older needing flu shots will be accommodated by appointment at regularly scheduled immunization clinics at the district office in Seymour. Elderly homebound persons can contact the health district at 203-881-3255 to make arrangements for a nurse to administer the vaccine at home.

The district accepts the following insurances; Aetna, Cigna, ConnectiCare, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare Part B. There is no copay to those who have insurance. People who don’t have insurance will be charged $30 for the quadrivalent vaccine and $60 for the high dose vaccine for people 65 years old and older.

For more information, call the health district at 203-881-3255.