Every year the seasonal flu makes millions of
people across the country sick, some seriously. Young children and seniors are
particularly susceptible to catching the virus. As part of its mission to keep
people healthy this flu season, Emerson Urgent Care at Littleton will hold a family-friendly
flu immunization clinic on Saturday, November 18 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at
the urgent care center, located near the new movie theatre at The Point, 830 Constitution Ave in Littleton.
Families can come to The Point to get flu
shots, do some errands, and also have a chance to win a variety of fun prizes
from local businesses, including O’Neil Cinemas, Market Basket, Party City, Starbucks
and more. In addition, free face painting will be available between 10:00 a.m.
and 1:00 p.m.
“Getting a flu shot is a very easy way to
help protect your family from the debilitating flu this season,” said Dr.
Joseph Palomba, Medical Director, Emerson Urgent Care. “Our board-certified
physicians are expert at soothing young children’s fears and addressing any
medical concerns. We look forward to seeing you at our family-friendly flu
All participants ages five and over, are
welcome. No appointment is needed, please bring your health insurance cards
with you. Ample free parking is available at The Point. For more information,
please contact Emerson Urgent Care at Littleton at 978-287-8990.
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Emerson Hospital is a multi-site health system
headquartered in Concord, Mass., with additional facilities in Sudbury, Groton
and Westford and urgent care centers in Hudson and Littleton. The 179-bed
hospital provides advanced medical services to more than 300,000 individuals in
25 towns. To learn more, visit www.emersonhospital.org.