The flu clinic is a service of the Harford County Health Department.
Harford County Health Department
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Residents may receive a flu shot or mist treatment Friday afternoon in Bel Air.
Because flu cases continue to rise in Maryland, Harford County is hosting a free vaccination clinic Friday in Bel Air. The Harford County Health Department announced it would host the clinic from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday in Harford County Council Chambers at 212 South Bond Street. According to a post on the department website, both injections and FluMist will be avaialble at the clinic. The announcement said, "On average, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from flu complications and about 36,000 people die from flu every year in the United States." Flu cases were heavier than normal in Maryland to start the 2012-2013 season, but cases have skyrocketed since December. TELL US: Have you experienced the flu? Will you be getting a …
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," …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Around 11:29 a.m. an employee at the Harford County Health Department received a bomb threat.
UPDATE (1:45 p.m.)—The Harford County Health Department was evacuated Wednesday after a health department employee received a bomb threat. Employees were allowed to return to the building shortly after 1 p.m. "Right now it's under investigation," Bel Air Deputy Police Chief Rick Peschek said as employees returned to the building. Around 11:29 a.m. an employee of the health department, located at 120 S. Hays Street, received a bomb threat, according to Bel Air Police Chief Leo Matrangola. "They elected to evacuate the building," Matrangola said. Police blocked off a two block radius surrounding the building, blocking off traffic on Hays Street, Thomas Street and Churchville Road Extended, Matrangola said. Around 12:20 p.m., Matrangola said …