Flu shots for Camden County residents offered through February

Flu shots are offered on Mondays from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. and on Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services reminds everyone that it is not too late to get your flu shot. The Freeholder Board sponsored flu shot program will continue to offer flu shots through February.

Flu shots are offered on Mondays from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. and on Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Bellmawr Regional Health Center located at 35 Browning Road in Bellmawr. For more information, please call the Bellmawr Health Center at (856) 931–2700.

“In order to keep your family healthy this flu season, we encourage you to take advantage of this beneficial service provided by Camden County,” said Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the Camden County Health Department. “Flu shots are recommended to those in high priority groups including Senior Citizens, pregnant women and chronically ill individuals.”

Flu shots are also recommended for people with weakened immune or cardiovascular systems, or with chronic metabolic diseases, renal dysfunction or blood disorders. Youngsters aged nine and older must be accompanied by an adult. Children under nine need two shots, a month apart, and should be seen by their primary physician or pediatrician. For uninsured children, call CamCare at (856) 541–9811. For other information, contact the county Department of Health and Human Services at 1–800–999–9045, or visit www.camdencounty.com.