County to Offer Flu Shots
The Middlesex County Office of Health Services
would like to remind you that it is not too late to receive your flu shot.
According to the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention’s (CDC) latest reports, influenza activity has increased in the
United States. New Jersey is experiencing high levels of influenza-like-illness
Due to the increased influenza activity in our
communities, the Middlesex County Office of Health Services, in conjunction
with the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, will be giving Flu Shots by appointment only. Please call 732-745-3100 to schedule your appointment.
Flu immunizations will be provided to residents
6 months of age and over, no appointment is necessary. There will be a charge
of $15 per vaccination, and exact change is strongly recommended. Medicare
will be billed where applicable.
Habits that help reduce the spread of flu
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Clean your hands often. (Keep alcohol-based hand
sanitizers in your purse, car, and backpack,
when soap and water is not available.)
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth as much as
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough
or sneeze, and then throw away your
- Get regular exercise, enough rest, and eat healthy,
additional information please call the Middlesex County Office of Health
Services at 732-745-3100 or visit here.
6 months of age and older should get the flu vaccine.
is especially important for people at higher risk of severe influenza and their
close contacts, including healthcare personnel and close contacts of children
younger than 6 months