The Brookline Department of Public Health and Human Services is offering flu shots and free at-home CoViD-19 test kits to residents this holiday season to help prevent the spread of illnesses.
The event will take place on Wednesday, December 20, between the hours of 02:00 p.m. and 04:00 p.m., at the Brookline Department of Public Health and Human Services office, 11 Pierce Street, Brookline, MA 02445.
Residents can pick up a complimentary iHealth test kit, which includes five at-home CoViD-19 tests. Each resident is limited to one box of test kits. Proof of residency is not required.
Test kits that are not distributed during the event will be brought to the Brookline Public Library and residents can pick them up there while supplies last.
Additionally, the Brookline DPHHS walk-in clinic will be open during the event for residents who are looking to get their flu shot. The CDC recommends a high-dose vaccine for those 65 and older. Brookline DPHHS will have both the standard flu vaccine for residents 6 months and older, and a high-dose available for those 65 and older.
The clinic is open to all residents regardless of their insurance status. Insured residents are reminded to bring their insurance card to the event.
Residents can also schedule a flu shot by calling the Public Health Nurse at 617-730-2320.
For additional information about staying healthy this holiday season, please visit here.
The Brookline Department of Public Health and Human Services wishes everyone a happy and healthy holiday season.