Ocean County Freeholders: Residents As Young As 6 Months Old Should Get Annual Flu Vaccine

PHOTO: Ocean County Freeholders are encouraging residents, as young as six months old, to get the annual flu vaccine to reduce the chances of getting the flu and to stop the spread of the flu to others. The Ocean County Health Department expects to distribute between 8,000 and 9,000 flu shots this year at 50 different flu clinics throughout the County starting in mid-October.

For clinic locations, dates and times call the Ocean County Health Department at 732-341-9700, Ext. 7502 or visit the department’s website at http://www.ochd.org/.

Pictured getting his flu shot is Freeholder Deputy Director Gerry P. Little, who serves as liaison to the Ocean County Health Department from Public Health Nurse Ruth Larkin, BSN. Waiting their turn are from left to right, Freeholder John C. Bartlett Jr., Freeholder James F. Lacey and Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari.

Photo credit: Lakewood Shopper.

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