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“The flu vaccine is one of the best ways we can protect ourselves and our families from the flu,” said LRGHealthcare Medical Director of Infection Control Dr. Abigail Dacuycuy. “The CDC recommends that everyone, six months and older should get a flu vaccine, and we support this recommendation. For some people, the flu is truly a health risk; for others, it is just an inconvenience, but everyone benefits from limiting its spread in our community. Widespread vaccination, including vaccination of children, is the best way to protect everyone in our community.”
Many doctor offices are offering the flu vaccine. LRGHealthcare urges you to see your primary care provider to receive your flu shot.
Flu vaccines are offered at the following locations, for anyone three years or older:
Laconia Clinic. For Laconia Clinic and Caring for Women patients, flu shots will be offered for adult and pediatric patients on a walk-in basis on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the main Laconia Clinic facility, 724 Main Street in Laconia. Please call the Laconia Clinic Flu Hotline at 527-2752 for more information.
Lakes Region General Hospital Emergency Department-Convenience Care
Flu vaccines are available on a walk-in basis, seven days a week from 9:00 a.m.–noon; and 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Franklin Regional Hospital’s Infusion Transfusion Department (FIT)
By appointment only, call 934-2060 ext 8850, Monday through Friday between 8:00 am – 6:00 pm.
If your child is under the age of three, please call your child’s pediatrician to schedule a time for a pediatric flu vaccination.
LRGHealthcare is a not-for-profit healthcare charitable trust representing Lakes Region General Hospital, Franklin Regional Hospital, and affiliated medical providers. LRGHealthcare’s mission is to provide quality, compassionate care and to strengthen the well-being of our community.
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