Islandwide Flu Clinic Set for Saturday
Noah Asimow
Public health officials are urging Islanders to participate in a free, Islandwide flu clinic that will take place on Saturday, Nov. 7. The free clinic runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Hospital Announces Islandwide Flu Clinic, Set for November
Noah Asimow
With flu shot supply still limited on the Vineyard, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital announced on Wednesday that an Islandwide flu clinic would be held on Nov. 7 at the regional high school.
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High Demand, Low Supply; Flu Vaccinations Are Tough Ticket
Maia Coleman
Heightened demand for flu vaccinations and slow distribution statewide are causing a temporary shortage of the vaccine for many Island suppliers.
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With Flu on the Rise, Health Officials Say Vaccine Is Scarce
Will Sennott
With growing global concern over the coronavirus, Island health officials are bracing for another historic year for a more familiar virus: the flu.
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Flu Season Hits Hard; Immunization Clinic Announced
Holly Pretsky

Flu season is bad this year across the country and Island health care leaders are taking note, with an extra immunization clinic announced this week.

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Edgartown Loses Much In Recent Deaths
Vineyard Gazette

The past week has been a sad one for this community, for the Grim Reaper has visited us and taken a very heavy toll.

Last week we chronicled the death of Mrs. Margaret A. Cleveland, and in this issued is recorded the passing of Wendell P. Ripley, aged 21; Albert C. Lambert, 36; Gerald A. Pease, 34; Frank A. Howard, 35; the deaths of all resulting from fatal illnesses preceded by influenza.

 

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Flu Vaccines Are Important for All Ages

A total of 528 people of all ages received flu vaccines this weekend through the Island boards of health annual flu clinic.

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Flu Season Begins; 14 Cases Confirmed on Island
Olivia Hull
The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reports a steady flow of people coming into the emergency department with upper respiratory illness. It is not too late to get a flu shot, public health officials said.
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At Flu Clinics, A Beautiful Day For a Shot in the Arm
Olivia Hull

His family members and friends got inoculated at their doctors or druggists. But James Paul, 65, got his shot at the West Tisbury school, without so much as leaving his car.

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Boards of Health Get Proactive, Two Flu Clinics This Weekend
Remy Tumin
Island boards of health are encouraging Vineyarders to take extra precaution and receive free vaccinations at clinics scheduled for this weekend.

The drive-through clinics are today from 9 a.m. to noon at the West Tisbury School and Waban Park in Oak Bluffs.

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