The flu watch: Delays and concerns

Sue Asci, Special to the Reporter
Oct. 29, 2009

While many health care providers are waiting for additional shipments of both seasonal flu and H1N1 flu vaccines, Dorchester has yet to experience large numbers of influenza-like cases this fall.

Still, if the flu season mirrors the spring incidence rate, the number of cases could rise significantly. As a result officials at most health care facilities in Dorchester are advising residents to get both vaccines when they are available.  Read more

Free Flu Shot Clinics

Dorchester House Multi-Service Center is offering Free Flu Shots every Saturday from 9am - 1pm through Dec. 12th. Seasonal flu shots are available currently, and H1N1 (Swine flu) vaccines should be available in early November. No appointment necessary. For up-to-date information, call our flu shot clinic hot line at 617-740-2553.