The flu clinic is a service of the Harford County Health Department.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Friday, January 11, 2013
Upper Chesapeake has restricted its visitation police at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and Harford Memorial Hospital. Also, check out some tips on preventing it from spreading.
Harford County's two hospitals will restrict visitor access to patients in order to help mitigate issues surrounding a high volume of flu cases. In a statement shared with Patch Friday afternoon, Upper Chesapeake Health said it "is restricting its visitation policy in a measure to protect patients and to help control the spread of the flu this season. The visitation policy for Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air and Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace has been revised for the flu season." Those revisions, effective immediately, include: Those changes will remain in place until further notice, Upper Chesapeake said. The changes will be outlined, as well, via signage at the facility and the company website, www.uchs.org. Upper…
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Free flu shots will be available through the Harford County Health Department by appointment and on a walk-in basis on specific days.
Flu season is here and the Harford County Health Department is offering vaccinations to help residents avoid the disease. The county is not offering a series of flu vaccine clinics this season because the vaccine is so widely available this year, Harford County Health Department spokesman, Bill Wiseman, explained. Instead, the county will provide the vaccine by appointment and on a walk-in basis on specific days through December. He said several years ago, when H1N1 was a major concern, the scarcity of the vaccine prompted county health officials to offer a series of flu vaccine clinics to ensure people got vaccinated as quickly as possible. This year, however, scarcity is not a concern. "We don’t see any need to activate public clinics," …