The Newton Department of Health and Human Services is still offering flu shots by appointment.
The Red Cross says there's still time for folks to get flu shots and be covered from what officials are considering a very active flu season. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said flu outbreaks are high for this time of the season, with "widespread activity" in Massachusetts. If you missed one of Newton's free flu clinics earlier this winter, the Newton Department of Health and Human Services is still offering free flu shots by appointment. To receive a flu shot or the nasal spray flu vaccine, call the department at 617-796-1420 to make an appointment to come the Health Department office in Newton Centre. Insurance information is requested, but not required. More information on the city's flu shots is available online. Below are …
Sandy Jones, of West Newton, specializes in disaster mental health.
- COUNT US IN
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The following is a press release issued by the American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts: American Red Cross volunteers from Eastern Massachusetts, after working in our communities during Hurricane Sandy, are accepting deployments to states devastated by the superstorm. Sandy Jones of West Newton, whose Red Cross specialty is disaster mental health, has been deployed to New York. The disaster mental health specialist provides crisis interventions, mental and emotional care and support during this difficult time. The American Red Cross has mobilized 5,800 disaster workers from all over the country who have served more than 5.3 million meals and snacks so far. We have also activated our entire fleet of response vehicles and handed out more…