~ Submitted by the Bedford Health Department
The Bedford Health Department in conjunction with our volunteer nursing team is offering free flu shots at Bedford Day and partnering with Transformative Health Solutions through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Executive Office of Health and Human Services to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations on Bedford Day, Saturday, September 18, from 9 am – 12 pm. Look for the big white tent behind the yellow Town Center Building.
Free flu shots will be offered to Bedford residents 8 years of age and older at Bedford Day. Pre-registration is required. Register here:
Please download the Flu Vaccination Form here: https://www.bedfordma.gov/health-department/files/2021-2022-flu-form. Bring the form with you to your appointment on Saturday.
For more information about the event or to acquire the flu vaccine registration link, please visit the Health Department Flu Clinic Information Page: https://www.bedfordma.gov/bedford-board-of-health/pages/flu-clinic-information-community or call the Health Department at 781-275-6507.
Transformative Health Solutions will provide free COVID-19 vaccines to people 12 years of age and older. The COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective. The Pfizer vaccine and the Johnson & Johnson/Jansen vaccine will be offered. The Pfizer vaccine is a two-dose vaccine series. Second dose appointments will be available for a future date. The Jansen vaccine is a single-dose vaccine. People aged 12-17 are approved to receive the Pfizer vaccine. People age 18+ are eligible to receive either vaccine. A legally authorized representative (parent or guardian) must give permission or consent for vaccination of someone 12-17 years of age. To register for the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/BedfordDayVAX. Walk-ins are welcome for the COVID-19 Vaccine.
As a reminder, in accordance with the current Massachusetts COVID-19 Mask Requirements, participants will be required to wear a face covering while visiting the vaccination site. Please bring a copy of your ID, insurance cards and a face covering, and look for the big white tent located behind the Town Center Building (Yellow Building). We ask that anyone receiving a vaccination wear clothing that allows for easy access to their arm for vaccine administration. If you have any questions about the clinics, the Flu Vaccine, or the COVID-19 Vaccine, please contact the Health Department at 781-275-6507 or visit the Health Department website at: https://www.bedfordma.gov/health-department.