Stamford officials encourage residents to get flu shots

The Stamford Department of Health is holding a 'Flu Kick-Off Event' today.

News 12 Staff

Sep 21, 2021, 10:32 AM

Updated 1,033 days ago

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The Stamford Department of Health is holding a 'Flu Kick-Off Event' today.
The campaign is part of the city's effort to encourage all residents to get a flu shot.
Mayor David Martin will receive his annual flu vaccination during the event.
It will take place at the Department of Health's Henry Street Clinic at 10:30 a.m.
The CDC says the flu vaccine prevents tens of thousands of hospitalizations each year.
During the 2019 to 2020 flu season, the CDC estimates the flu vaccine prevented 105,000 flu-related hospitalizations.


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