Flu Clinic Announcement

Change in our Services

Lake Sunapee VNA will no longer be providing public flu clinics as it had done in a variety of community locations in the past. We will continue to provide flu shots to our patients, the residents at some of our partner facilities, and for our staff and volunteers.

Reason for Change

We are proud to have been a provider of flu shots to so many people over the years. As a non-profit organization, however, part of our mission is to identify the most pressing community health needs and deploy our resources to the best of our ability to meet those needs. It has become clear that our nurses must be available to deliver other vital services that are in greater demand, such as foot care and our in-home services. Flu shots are more accessible than they used to be, and with staffing being a challenge, it makes sense to focus our resources in a different way. While we know this may be disappointing, we appreciate your understanding as we assess changing needs and the impact that Lake Sunapee VNA can have on the health of our region.

Other Options

Your health matters to us! It remains very important to protect yourself and the people around you by getting a flu shot every year. Most pharmacies and doctor’s offices offer flu shots, and we recommend that you check with your primary care provider (PCP) or local pharmacy about scheduling an appointment. Options include:

Colonial Pharmacy in New London

603-526-2233

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

See details about their drive-thru, on-site and public clinics at https://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/flu/lebanon-schedule?mc_cid=83631eb339&mc_eid=e26c3ca98b

New London Hospital (for New London Hospital patients only; ages 6 months and older)

Drive-thru clinics at main entrance:

        Saturday, September 24, 8am-12pm

        Saturday, October 22, 8am-12pm

Or for an in-office appointment, contact your New London Hospital PCP office to schedule

Rite Aid in Claremont, Newport, West Lebanon and other NH locations

Walk-ins welcome based on availability, or schedule online at https://www.riteaid.com/pharmacy/scheduler

Roberts Scarlett Pharmacy in New London

603-526-2002

Visiting Nurse and Hospice for VT and NH

Friday, October 28, 9am-2pm
Grantham Town Hall, 300 NH Rte 10, Grantham
Walk-in clinic open to people age 18 and older. Limited number of enhanced doses available.

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