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DHSS Press Release



Rita Landgraf, Secretary
Jill Fredel, Director of Communications
302-255-9047, Pager 302-357-7498
Email: jill.fredel@state.de.us

Date: January 14, 2015
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MEDIA ADVISORY:

Delaware Public Health Flu Clinics available through Jan. 29, 2015


WHO: Delaware's Division of Public Health. Flu vaccinations are also available through physicians, pharmacies, and many grocery stores.
WHAT: Free flu vaccination events for persons who have no healthcare provider or whose insurance does not cover flu vaccinations.
WHEN: January 15, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in Legislative Hall Library, 411 Legislative Ave, Dover, DE 19901. Age 6 months and above. Photo identification required. No appointment necessary.

For those age 6 months and older, by appointment only through January 29, 2015:

  • Hudson State Service Center, 501 Ogletown Rd., Newark, DE 19711. Call 302-283-7587 to make an appointment Monday through Friday.
  • Williams State Service Center, 805 River Rd., Dover, DE 19901. Call 302-857-5130 to make an appointment Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Milford State Service Center - Riverwalk, 253 NE Front St., Milford, DE 19963. Call 302-424-7130 to make an appointment Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday.
  • Adams State Service Center, 544 S. Bedford St., Georgetown, DE 19947. Call 302-856-5213 to make an appointment for Monday or Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Shipley State Service Center, 350 Virginia Ave., Seaford, DE 19973. Call 302-628-6770 to make an appointment Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
DETAILS: For further information on the flu, visit flu.delaware.gov or call 800-282-8672.

A person who is deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, or speech-disabled can call the DPH phone number above by using TTY services. Dial 7-1-1 or 800-232-5460 to type your conversation to a relay operator, who reads your conversation to a hearing person at DPH. The relay operator types the hearing person's spoken words back to the TTY user. To learn more about TTY availability in Delaware, visit delawarerelay.com Delaware Health and Social Services is committed to improving the quality of the lives of Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations. DPH, a division of DHSS, urges Delawareans to make healthier choices with the 5-2-1 Almost None campaign: eat 5 or more fruits and vegetables each day, have no more than 2 hours of recreational screen time each day (includes TV, computer, gaming), get 1 or more hours of physical activity each day, drink almost no sugary beverages.



Delaware Health and Social Services is committed to improving the quality of the lives of Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations.





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