MGH Occupational Health Services is offering a number of flu vaccine clinics in the coming weeks to help MGH staff stay healthy this winter. The first clinics will be held Sept. 16 through Sept. 20, 7 am to 5 pm in the Bulfinch Tent.
“The most important step you can take to protect yourself, your colleagues and our patients from the flu is to get vaccinated,” says Andrew Gottlieb, NP, FNP-BC, director of MGH Occupational Health Services. “In addition, our flu immunization rate is an important measure of the quality of care we provide. The influenza virus changes every season so it is very important to get vaccinated each and every year.”
The satellite flu vaccine clinics are as follows:
MGH East/Charlestown Navy Yard (CNY)/
One Constitution Center
Location: On the first floor (adjacent to the waterfall) of
Building 149, on 13th Street
Dates: Oct. 2 and Oct. 9
Times: 8:30 am to 3 pm
Location: First floor conference room of
Building 40 (next to Mammography)
Date: Oct. 10
Time: 12 to 4 pm
Location: First floor Administrative Conference Room, No. 1050
Date: Sept. 30 and Oct. 15
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
101 Merrimac Street
Date: Oct 3
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Employees unable to attend these flu vaccine clinics may visit MGH Occupational Health Services located at 165 Charles River Plaza, Suite 404 or call 617-726-2217 to schedule an appointment.
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