State Health Officials to Kick Off Flu Vaccination Campaign Thursday
Officials from the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) will be at Providence Community Health Centers’ (PCHC) Chafee Health Center tomorrow morning to officially kick off the 2022-2023 statewide flu vaccination campaign. The aim of the event will be to encourage flu shots for all Rhode Islanders six months and older.
Flu shots will be available for members of the media who would like to be vaccinated. Members of the media who plan to be vaccinated are asked to bring their insurance cards (if they have health insurance). People who plan to be vaccinated can fill out the attached consent form in advance.
· Merrill Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, PCHC
· Dr. Andrew Saal, Chief Medical Officer, PCHC
· Ana Novais, Acting Secretary, EOHHS
· Dr. Philip Chan, Consultant Medical Director, RIDOH
October 20 at 9 a.m.
Providence Community Health Centers’ Chafee Health Center - One Warren Way (off Allens Avenue), Providence 02905