Shots will be offered at 4 p.m.
The Acton Nursing Service will conduct a free flu clinic today from 4-7 p.m., at Town Hall, Room 204. This is a walk-in service and no appointment is necessary. The Town has listed the following facts about the influenza virus: Here are some things that will help stop the spread of the flu virus: The Centers for Disease Control has more extensive review for flu and what to do once you have it.
Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick.
Flu season is coming early in parts of the United States: This time last year, flu cases were lower in Acton than they are now, according to data on Google's Flu Trends. (Acton Patch-specific data is not available on Flu Trends.) Overall in Massachusetts, activity is considered high now, while it was also considered high at this time in 2011, according to Flu Trends. If you're considering getting a flu shot, here are some places in Acton that offer the vaccine: According to this week's CDC Flu activity report, influenza levels are on the increase across the country. Five states – Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee – are reporting flu rates not normally seen until January, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The …