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DHSS Press Release



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

Date: January 5, 2016
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MEDIA ADVISORY

DELAWARE PUBLIC HEALTH LEGISLATIVE HALL FLU CLINIC


WHO: Division of Public Health (DPH). Flu vaccinations are also available through physicians, pharmacies, and many grocery stores.
WHAT: Annual free flu vaccination event in Legislative Hall. Persons with Medicaid or Medicare should bring insurance cards. Donations will be accepted. During the flu season, DPH offers several flu vaccination events in the community.
WHEN: January 13, 2016, from 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. in the Legislative Hall Library, ground floor, 411 Legislative Ave., Dover. Age 6 months and older. Photo identification required for adults. No appointment necessary.
For those age six months and older, there are also vaccination opportunities statewide at DPH clinics through March 7, 2016 by appointment:
  • Hudson State Service Center, 501 Ogletown Road, Newark. Call 302-283-7587 to make an appointment Monday through Friday.
  • Williams State Service Center, 805 River Road, Dover. Call 302-857-5130 to make an appointment Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
  • Milford State Service Center, 253 N.E. Front St. (Riverwalk), Milford. Call 302-424-7130 to make an appointment Mondays only from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
DETAILS: For further information on the flu and flu clinics, visit flu.delaware.gov or call 800-282-8672.

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, and 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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