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Avoid the flu! Find out how to stay healthy this winter, plus local flu clinic information.

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Important Websites - General Information

Center for Disease Control
Stay informed and learn what you can do to stay healthy this flu season. 

Flu.Gov
Protect yourself and your family against seasonal flu. Getting vaccinated and taking everyday precautions—like washing your hands, covering your cough, and staying away from sick people—are the best ways to keep yourself healthy this flu season.

Google Flu Trends | United States
Google Flu Trends uses aggregated Google search data to estimate flu activity.

Flu tracker
What's the flu risk where you live? Use the flu tracker tool to track trends and predictions in your area this flu season.

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Local Flu Shot Information

Senior High-Dose Flu & Pneumonia Clinics:
Available for seniors who have Medicare Part B, Aetna, CIGNA, Coventry, Humana, Medicare Railroad, United Healthcare, and United Mine Workers of America.  Pnuemonia vaccine is available for $15.

  • County Department of Health: 9/13 2-4pm
  • Lower Township Senior Center: 9/18 1:30-4pm
  • Upper Township Senior Center: 9/25 10-12pm
  • Ocean City Senior Center: 9/27 9:30-12pm
  • County Health Department: 10/18 10-12pm

Drive Through Flu Clinic:
Kindle Ford autoplaza (accessed off of exit 9 GSP)
October 14 from 8:30-2pm
Residents 14 years and older

Children and Families Clinic:
Children through 18 years + families
Glenwood Avenue Elementary School in Wildwood (Glenwood & New York Avenue)

St. Frances Cabrini Church (1310 Ocean Avenue, Ocean City)
Woodbine Elementary School (801 Webster Street, Woodbine)
To Be Determined

County Health Department
October 24th from 2-6pm

Persons with an allergy to eggs or Thimerosal or persons who have been told by a doctor that they have had Guillain-Barre syndrome need a prescription from their physician to receive a flu vaccine. Preservative-free vaccine will be available for young children.

In addition to the County clinics, residents can check with their physician or with local retail outlets at www.findaflushot.com or www.cmchealth.net

For more information, contact the Flu Hotline at 609-463-6581

Important Phone Numbers

Department of Health and Senior Services
Hotline for NJ Residents
1-866-321-9571

Cape May County Health Department
(609) 465-1187

Cape May County Flu Hotline
609-463-6581

Important Websites for NJ Residents

NJ State Dept of Health and Senior Services
Flu page contains information about flu clinics, vaccine and flu survellance.

Ocean City School District
Find out what to do if your child is ill and attends school in Ocean City.

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