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Montgomery County extends hours for free flu shots

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jan 11 2013 12:02:37 PM CST
NORRISTOWN, Pa. -

Residents of Montgomery County will have additional opportunities to roll up their sleeves for a flu shot.

The county health department is increasing the hours free flu shots are available at its three health centers.

If possible, residents should get flu shots from their doctors, local pharmacies or the county centerse.

“There has been an increase in influenza activity in all regions of the state, including Montgomery County,” said Josh Shapiro, chair of the Montgomery County Commissioners.

“Because the flu does not typically peak until mid-January or February, now is the time to get vaccinated. It is not too late," he added.

Montgomery County residents can receive a free influenza immunization at any of the county’s three health centers.  Dates, times and locations are as follows:

Norristown Health Center
1430 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19404
610-278-5145
Mondays— children under 19 years old by appointment only (times vary), please call for an appointment
Tuesdays-Fridays— all ages on a walk-in basis from 9:00am-3:00pm


Pottstown Health Center
364 King Street, Pottstown, PA 19464
610-970-5040
Mondays & Thursdays— all ages on a walk-in basis from 9:00am-3:00pm
Wednesdays—children under 19 years old by appointment only (times vary), please call for an appointment

Willow Grove Eastern Courthouse Annex
102 York Road, Suite 401, Willow Grove, PA 19090
215-784-5415
Thursdays— all ages by appointment from 9:00am-12:30pm, please call for an appointment and on a walk-in basis from 2:00pm-3:30pm on 1/17, 1/24 & 1/31

Click here for additional locations providing flu vaccinations.