Canandaigua (WHAM) - F.F. Thompson Hospital is making sure people in Ontario County have the protection they need ahead of flu season.
Several public flu clinics will be held by hospital staff throughout Ontario County over the next several weeks.
Anyone over the age of nine can receive the 2020-2021 flu vaccine. It provides protection against four flu viruses.
“With so much focus on COVID-19 this year, it’s important not to lose sight of influenza and the importance of getting your annual vaccination. The flu vaccine helps keep you and your community protected. ” said Kristen Bloom, The Thompson Health Director of Infection Prevention,.
Masks are required at the clinics, and the schedule is as follows:
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 3- 6:30 p.m.
Fishers Fire Department, 380 High St. in Victor
Thursday, Sept. 24, 3- 6:30 p.m.
Farmington Urgent Care, 1160 Corporate Drive in Farmington
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 3 - 6:30 p.m.
Shortsville Fire Department, 5 Sheldon St. in Shortsville
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 3 - 6:30 p.m.
Newark Urgent Care, 800 West Miller St. in Newark
Thursday, Oct. 15, 3 - 6:30 p.m.
Canandaigua Emergency Squad, 233 N. Pearl St. in Canandaigua
Monday, Oct. 19, 3-6:30 p.m.
Farmington Town Hall, 1000 County Road 8 in Farmington
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 3 -6:30 p.m.
Victor Fire Department, 34 Maple Ave. in Victor
Monday, Oct. 26, 3 -6:30 p.m.
Veterans Park, 6910 Routes 5 & 20 in Bloomfield
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 3 -6:30 p.m.
Hopewell Fire Station #2, 4018 Routes 5 and 20 in Hopewell
Thursday, Oct. 29, 3 - 6:30 p.m.
Canandaigua Urgent Care, 699 S. Main St. in Canandaigua