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'Tis the Season: Flu & Pneumonia Vaccines Available at RVNA Beginning 9/14

When the summer sun still shines bright, but school beckons and daylight wanes, it can only mean one thing . . .

Flu shot season is right around the corner.

And RVNA is armed to vaccinate. Beginning on Thursday, September 14, RVNA is hosting daily drop-in and appointment hours at our Ridgefield location, as well as conducting several flu clinics in the area, including the always-popular Vote and Vax at Ridgefield and Redding voting locations on Election Day, November 7.

RVNA will offer quadrivalent flu vaccines (both high dose and regular) and Prevnar 13 and Pneumovax 23 pneumonia vaccines at all clinics. As always, RVNA flu and pneumonia clinics will be staffed by highly-skilled and professional RVNA nurses with extensive experience. A variety of insurances are accepted, as well as checks and credit cards.

The annual flu vaccine is recommended for everybody ages 6 months and older by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as the single best way to prevent the flu and to significantly reduce the risk of flu-associated hospitalizations. The CDC recommends that people get vaccinated by the end of October, and that children who need two doses of vaccine to be protected should start the vaccination process sooner. It takes approximately two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body and provide protection against the flu.

To learn more about the RVNA Flu Clinic schedule or to make an appointment, visit http://ridgefieldvna.org/flu-pneumonia-clinics/ or contact RVNA at 203-438-5555 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  The RVNA 2017 Flu Clinic schedule is also included below.

2017 Flu and Pneumonia Vaccine Schedule

RVNA Onsite Vaccine Hours, starting September 14, 2017
27 Governor Street, Ridgefield CT

  •   Drop In: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm*
  •   By Appointment: Thursdays, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  •   By Appointment: Saturdays, 9:00am – 12:00pm

*Please note: appointments are required for all children, ages 10 and under.

Special Flu Clinic sponsored by Casey Energy at RVNA
27 Governor Street, Ridgefield CT

  •   Tuesday, October 17, 3:00pm – 6:00pm

RVNA Community Clinics, September – November

  •   Tuesday, September 26, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
    New Fairfield Senior Center, 33 CT-39, New Fairfield
  •   Tuesday, October 3, 10:00am – 1:00pm
    Sponsored by Webster Bank, 14 Danbury Road, Ridgefield CT
  •   Tuesday, October 3, 11:00am – 1:00pm
    Georgetown Fire House, 6 Portland Ave, Redding CT
  •   Tuesday, October 24, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
    Ridgefield High School, 700 North Salem Road, Ridgefield CT
  •   Tuesday, October 24, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
    Ridgefield High School, 700 North Salem Road, Ridgefield CT
  •   Monday, October 30, 10:00am – 1:00pm
    Sponsored by Webster Bank, 100 Main Street North, Southbury, CT

  •   Tuesday, November 7 — Vote and Vax!
    10:00am – 2:00pm and 4:00pm – 7:00pm at all Vote and Vax locations
    Redding Community Center, 37 Lonetown Road, Redding CT
    East Ridge Middle School, 10 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield CT
    Scotts Ridge Middle School, 750 North Salem Road, Ridgefield CT
    Yanity Gym, 60 Prospect Street, Ridgefield CT

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