Camden County submitted the following news release:
The Camden County Freeholder Board has scheduled two additional flu shot clinics in Cherry Hill and Gloucester Township on Nov. 5 and 7 at locations cancelled by the arrival of Hurricane Sandy last week. The revised schedule is as follows:
Audubon Senior Center
Oak & Oakland Aves.
Harry Williams Community Center
24 North Black Horse Pike
(rescheduled from 10/29)
Katz Jewish Community Center
1301 Springdale Road
Nov. 7 (rescheduled from Oct. 30)
Camden County Vo-Tech School
Building #4 Cafeteria
343 Berlin Cross Keys Rd.
“In order to keep your family healthy this flu season, we encourage you to take advantage of this beneficial service provided by Camden County,” said Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez. “Please remember that men and women age 65 and older are among the high priority groups for vaccination.”
Pregnant women and chronically ill people are other high priority groups. Flu shots are also recommended for people with weakened immune or cardiovascular systems, or with chronic metabolic diseases, renal dysfunction or blood disorders. Youngsters aged 9 and older must be accompanied by an adult; those under the age of nine are not included in the program.
Children under 9 need two shots, a month apart, and should be seen by a pediatrician. For uninsured children, call CamCare at 856-541-9811 or the Bellmawr Health Center at 856-931-2700.
For more information contact the Camden County Department of Health & Human Services toll free at 800-999-9045.