The Strafford County Public Health Network finished their run of flu clinics at Dover Middle School on Tuesday, October 16. The Public Health team, assisted by nurses and vaccinators, and the coordination of school nurses and staff from 19 Strafford County schools. In the 2018 season, 1,351 people received a vaccination from the school-based flu clinics, an increase of over 100 people from last year’s turnout.
The Strafford County Public Health network, which organizes the school flu clinics each year, has seen an increase in turnout over the past 2 years, and works to integrate vaccination and health education into the schools of Strafford County. To learn more about the Strafford County school-based influenza vaccination clinics, visit their website.