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Flu Immunization Clinic Information





All-Island Flu Immunization Clinic

Friday, November 10th 2006

9 am – 2 pm

Please arrive no later than 1:30 pm to assure timely processing

at the

Martha’s Vineyard
Regional High School Gymnasium

(this is a school holiday)



This year the flu clinic is being held as part of a larger community effort to coordinate Island resources as part of an Emergency Preparedness plan.  This is the only scheduled clinic being held this year.  Your participation is essential to making it a successful event.  


                You should attend this clinic if you:

        are 50 years of age or older

        have a chronic medical condition currently being
         treated by a physician

        will be pregnant during the flu season

        if you are a health care worker or a first responder
                                                        with direct patient contact


This Clinic is sponsored by:

The Boards of Health of the Towns of:
Aquinnah, Chilmark, Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury & West Tisbury

Martha’s Vineyard Community Hospital    Vineyard Nursing Association
Visiting Nurse Service of MV Community Services
Wampanoag Tribal Health Services
Martha’s Vineyard Medical Reserve Corps

With support from:
Edgartown Council on Aging    Oak Bluffs Council on Aging
Tisbury Council on Aging    Up-Island Council on Aging
Oak Bluffs Police Department    All-Island EMT’s
Rotary Club of Martha’s Vineyard    Martha’s Vineyard Chapter of the Red Cross
Island Transport    Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School







General Directions:

w       Fill out Parts 1 & 2 on the attached forms and bring it with you to the Flu Clinic.  

w       Complete the attached forms to the best of your ability.

w       Medicare Part B covers the cost of these vaccines and will be billed for this service.  Fill in your Medicare number on the form.  Remember to bring your Medicare card with you to the Clinic.

w       If you have private health insurance provide that information and we will bill them if possible. Remember to bring your insurance card with you to the Clinic.*

w       If you do not have any health insurance you will still be immunized.*

w       We will provide your island doctor or clinic a copy of this form as official documentation of the vaccine given to you.  

w       Wear a short-sleeved shirt to the clinic.





Parking & Transportation
        
Those with mobility concerns will be directed to park
in back of the High School.

Everyone else will park and enter at the Performing Arts Center.

A bus schedule is being developed to shuttle people from each
town and the elderly housing complexes to the high school.  

Watch the papers for details.






* No one will be denied immunization due to inability to pay.  We are asking for donations to
  cover our costs as people are able.


 
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