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  • 4
  • Dec

National Influenza Vaccination Week

It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)! Did you know that flu season can begin as early as October, it usually peaks between December and February, and it can last as late as May? As long as flu viruses are spreading, it’s not too late to get a flu vaccine to protect yourself and your loved […]
  • 4
  • Dec

2019 Scituate Health Access Program

With 2019 just around the corner it is time to think about registering (or renewing your registration) for the Scituate Health Alliance’s Health Access Program. This program offers primary care services including; an annual physical exam, sick visits, dental exam and cleaning with our participating provider. The cost to you is only a $10 copay […]
  • 16
  • Oct

FREE FLU CLINICS

The Scituate Health Alliance is hosting FREE FLU CLINICS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21ST SCITUATE HIGH SCHOOL 10:30 am- 12:30 pm   SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH HOPE PUBLIC LIBRARY 10:30 am- 12:30 pm   No health insurance is required, Vaccines are FREE! Please call Town Nurse Amanda Marzano at 401-721-6102 with any questions
  • 20
  • Sep

Free Flu Clinics

With Flu season upon us the Scituate Health Alliance would like to remind you that it’s time for your annual flu vaccine! We will be hosting FREE FLU CLINICS for our community. Flu vaccines will be FREE to Scituate residents, no health insurance needed. FREE FLU CLINICS  SCITUATE HIGH SCHOOL Sunday, October 21st 10:30 am- 12:30 […]
  • 31
  • Aug

International Overdose Awareness Day

Today, August 31st, is International Overdose Awareness Day, a global event which aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death. Thousands of people die each year from drug overdoses. If you or someone you know is in need of resources Prevent Overdose RI has a great website http://www.preventoverdoseri.org with links to detoxification […]
  • 17
  • Aug

Immunization Awareness Month- Vaccines are not just for kids!

The need for vaccination does not end in childhood. Vaccines are recommended throughout our lives. Recommended vaccines protect adults against flu, whooping cough, tetanus, shingles, and pneumococcal disease. Recommendations are based on age, lifestyle, occupation, travel and medical conditions. Ask your healthcare provider which vaccines you may need, especially if you have asthma, COPD, diabetes, or heart disease. […]
  • 7
  • Aug

National Immunization Awareness Month- Protect Yourself and Pass that Protection on to Your Baby

During pregnancy, you often think about baby names, nursery colors and prenatal vitamins, but you should also think about vaccines. Vaccines during pregnancy help protect you and your babyI Before becoming pregnant you should be up to date on all routine immunizations. Two vaccines are routinely recommended for pregnant women: Flu Vaccine- Pregnant women can get the flu vaccine […]
  • 31
  • Jul

A Healthy Start Begins with On-Time Vaccinations

Today’s childhood vaccines protect against serious and potentially life-threatening diseases, including polio, measles, whooping cough and chicken pox. There are many important reasons to make sure your child is vaccinated: Immunizations protect your child from 14 serious diseases before they turn 2 years old Vaccination is very safe and effective Immunizations can protect others you care about Immunizations can save your family time […]
  • 5
  • Jul

STAY SAFE IN THE HEAT STAY COOL Plan your outdoor activities around the hottest part of the day. The sun is the strongest between 10 AM and 4 PM. Stay in cool areas. The best place to be is inside with the air conditioning. If you don’t have air conditioning at home, many public places […]