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Weekend Flu Clinics Scheduled Near Back Bay

City officials are urging all residents ages 6 months and up to get vaccinated against the seasonal flu.

With the mayor declaring the city's influenza outbreak to be a "public health emergency," officials are working to set up a large number of free immunization sites around the city this weekend.

All Boston residents ages six months and older are eligible to receive free immunizations against the seasonal flu.

Boston Public Health Commission officials are hoping to see thousands of residents get their flu shots this weekend—in particular, those who are most at risk for health complications related to the flu, such as children under five years of age, adults over 65, pregnant women and people with health conditions such as diabetes, asthma, heart disease and kidney problems.

All clinics are open to residents of any neighborhood and do not require registration unless otherwise stated.

Back Bay residents have a few options nearby:

FENWAY/KENMORE

  • Fenway Free Walk-In Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fenway Health (third floor), 1340 Boylston St., Boston. Note: Limited to individuals who are 18 years and older.

SOUTH END

  • South Cove Community Health Center—Saturday, Jan. 12, 12-1 p.m. at 885 Washington St., Boston. Note: Limited to ages 18 and up. For information, call 617-482-7555.
  • South End Community Health Center Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1601 Washington St., Boston.

Other scheduled clinics around the city include:

ALLSTON

  • Joseph Smith (Allston) Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 9 a.m. to noon at Joseph M. Smith Community Health Center, 287 Western Ave., Allston. Note: Limited to people ages 3 and up.

DORCHESTER

  • Upham's Corner Community-Wide Flu Clinic—Friday, Jan. 11, 1-4 p.m. at Upham's Corner Health Center, 415 Columbia Rd. (second floor), Dorchester.
  • Bowdoin Street Health Center Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 230 Bowdoin St., Dorchester.
  • Dorchester House Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 9 a.m. to noon at 1354 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester.
  • Geiger Gibson Community Health Center Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 250 Mt. Vernon St., Dorchester.
  • Neponset Health Center Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 398 Neponset Ave., Dorchester.
  • Codman Square Free Flu Clinic—Sunday, Jan. 13, 12-4 p.m. at Great Hall at Codman Square Health Center, 6 Norfolk St., Dorchester.

DOWNTOWN

  • St. Anthony's Wellness Center Flu Clinic—Sunday, Jan. 13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 100 Arch St. 

EAST BOSTON

  • East Boston Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, 10 Grove St. The clinic is also hosting public flu clinic during business hours; call 617-569-5800 to book a 10-minute appointment.

HYDE PARK

  • Hyde Park Municipal Building Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 12-3 p.m. at 1179 River St., Hyde Park.

JAMAICA PLAIN

  • Brookside Community Health Center Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 8 a.m. to noon at 3297 Washington St., Jamaica Plain. For information, call 617-522-4700.
  • Martha Eliot Health Center Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 75 Bickford St., Jamaica Plain
  • Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 9 a.m. to noon at 640 Centre St., Jamaica Plain. 

NORTH END

  • North End Flu Clinic at North End Waterfront Health—Saturday, Jan. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to noon, 332 Hanover St.

ROXBURY

  • Roxbury Comprehensive Community Health Center Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 435 Warren St., Roxbury.
  • Whittier Street Health Center Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1290 Tremont St. (first floor), Roxbury.

MATTAPAN

  • Mattapan Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mattapan Community Health Center, 1575 Blue Hill Ave., Mattapan.

SOUTH BOSTON

  • South Boston Flu Clinic—Saturday, Jan. 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at South Boston Community Health Center, 409 West Broadway, South Boston.

Check out the Boston Public Health Commission's influenza page for more information and additional clinics as they are added to the calendar.

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