Franklin Community Health Network offering driving flu clinics

Contact: Jill Gray, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, 207-779-2555

Farmington, Maine – Franklin Community Health Network offers drive-in flu clinics in October for community members 18 and older on the Franklin Memorial Hospital campus. No appointment is required.

Staff will meet people outside in a tent. Everyone present is requested to wear a mask covering the nose and mouth.

Clinics take place Tuesdays and Thursdays of 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the parking lot closest to the main entrance. Look for the ambulance.

“Every season is important when it comes to influenza, but the added pressures of the COVID-19 outbreak have made the 2021-22 season particularly critical,” said Barbara Sergio, Director of Operations. “Please help protect yourself and your community by getting vaccinated as soon as possible. “

In addition to this opportunity, all Franklin Health patients will be offered flu shots during their next scheduled office visit.

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About the Franklin Community Health Network
The Franklin Community Health Network is an integrated, not-for-profit network of rural health care providers, established by Franklin Memorial Hospital in 1991. Its subsidiaries include Franklin Memorial Hospital, Franklin Health, the Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County, and NorthStar EMS. It is part of the MaineHealth family of local health systems.

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