FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 23, 2009

CONTACT: M. “Peggy” Salisbury 908-771-5730;
Norma T. Sheld 908-771-5815


Seasonal Flu Vaccines for Union County Seniors at Runnells Specialized Hospital
October 7th & 8th


Residents of Union County who are at least 65 years old may receive seasonal flu vaccines at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County on Wednesday, October 7th and Thursday, October 8th announced Union County Freeholder Chester Holmes.

“You must be a Union County resident at least 65 years of age to receive the seasonal flu vaccines at RUNNELLS,” said Freeholder Holmes, liaison to the hospital’s Advisory Board of Managers. “This is another way we can do our part to improve the health of our senior citizens and help the community.”

The seasonal flu vaccines will be given in the hospital’s clinic, adjacent to the facility’s main entrance at 40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights, only on these days and times: 9:00 a.m.-12 Noon and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. on October 7th and 8th. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. on each day. No appointment is necessary, but you must be a senior citizen resident of Union County and bring your Medicare/Insurance card.

Anyone needing additional information about seasonal flu vaccinations at RUNNELLS should call 908-771-5904. For any questions regarding the H1N1 vaccine, call your local board of health.