Health & Environment

H1N1 on the Decline But Health Commission Still Urges Vaccine

You may have noticed the spread of the H1N1 flu decreasing lately in Boston and elsewhere.   In the middle of holiday festivities and to-do lists, you may be asking whether getting the vaccine is still important.  What many people don’t know is that flu season typically lasts through May, and that past pandemics have occurred in waves.  In other words, it’s possible that we will see another increase in H1N1 and/or seasonal flu in the months ahead. 


Health & Environment

Boston Still at Minimal “Level 1” Flu Alert

The City of Boston continues to operate at Level 1 status with small numbers of cases of H1N1 or influenza like illness in the community.  Delays continue regarding the availability of both seasonal and H1N1 vaccine.  The City will announce public clinics as soon as vaccine is available. Free seasonal flu clinics are available. A Read More…

Police & Fire Schools

Children’s H1N1 Flu Clinic at North End Community Center

The North End Community Health Center is running a Children’s Flu Clinic to administer the H1N1 (Swine) Flu Vaccine.
Please call 617-643-8100 for an appointment.
The Center is also administering regular (seasonal) flu vaccines.
For more general information on the flu: or the CDC site.

If your child is a patient of the North End Health Community Health Center, please consider taking advantage of the H1N1 Children’s Flu Clinic.

Details below: