Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Free Shingles Vaccine For Lexington Residents

Free Shingles Vaccine - free Zostavax (Shingles) Vaccine clinic for Lexington residents on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 10:00a.m. to noon at the Senior Center

To participate, you must:
• be 65 years or older,
• not be a Medicare Part D subscriber,
• never have received the Shingles vaccine, and
• be medically eligible to receive the Shingles vaccine.
Since there are a limited number of doses, please call the Senior Center at (781) 861-0194 to be placed on the list to be vaccinated, (if you meet the criteria above). You may contact David Neylon, Public Health Nurse by email or call (781) 862-0500 x281 if you have questions.

Description of Services:
The Health Division works with the Board of Health (the appointed decision- making body) to:
Assess the health needs of the town; 
Develop initiatives to protect the public health;
Monitor communicable and infectious disease;
Provide annual flu vaccine clinics;
Respond to general nuisance complaints;
Respond to housing complaints;
Inspect summer camps for children
Monitor mosquito control programs;
Inspect semi-public swimming pools;
Monitor the "Old Reservoir" swimming beach;
Inspect food establishments;
Staff the household hazardous and medical waste collection programs;
Manage a Medical Reserve Corps; and
Participate in Emergency Preparedness Planning with other agencies in town. 

Health Division
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
General Information Line:  781-862-0500 x200
FAX:  781-861-2780

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