RANGELEY – Have you had your flu shot, yet? Rangeley Family Medicine will hold its free annual flu shot clinic on Wednesday, September 7, from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. Please note that this year, the clinic will take place in the upper level of the Health Center.
Vaccines will be available to everyone at no cost, while supplies last, thanks to generous support from the Rangeley Region Health and Wellness Partnership. Insurances will not be billed. Donations to the Health Center, however, are welcome.
According to the Maine Center for Disease Control, influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently. Even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and spread it to others. An annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to reduce the chances that you will get seasonal flu and spread it to others. When more people get vaccinated against the flu, less flu can spread through that community.
Rangeley Family Medicine is located at 42 Dallas Hill Road in Rangeley. For more information, contact the Health Center at (207) 864-3303 or visit www.RangeleyCHC.org
Rangeley Family Medicine is part of HealthReach Community Health Centers, a group of eleven Federally Qualified Health Centers in Central and Western Maine. Dedicated providers deliver high quality medical and behavioral health care to citizens in over 80 rural communities. To ensure access for everyone, HealthReach accepts Medicare, MaineCare and major insurances. In addition, an Affordable Care Program is available to uninsured and underinsured residents as well as assistance with applications for programs that help with the cost of health care and medications including the Health Insurance Marketplace. A private, non-profit with a 41-year history, HealthReach is funded by patient fees, grants and individual donations.