Health is Always in Season

FALL INTO GOOD HABITS 

 Hurricane Preparedness 

 

Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over warm ocean waters and move toward land. The Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 to November 30 with most activity occurring in September. 

Halloween Safety 


Medication Take Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a

bi-annual event that allows residents across the U.S. to safely dispose of any unneeded or expired medications. Pop up locations are available across the state typically on the last Saturday in April & October from 10AM-2PM where you can safely and conveniently drop off medications, no questions asked.

Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 10AM-2PM. 

Locations: 

Cornell Scott Hill Health Center: 428 Columbus Avenue, New Haven 

North Haven Fire Headquarters: 11 Broadway, North Haven

Flu Season

 

Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine every season with rare exceptions. Vaccination is particularly important for people who are at higher risk of serious complications from influenza. A full listing of people at Higher Risk of Developing Flu-Related Complications is available.

 

Flu vaccination has important benefits. It can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits, and missed work and school due to flu, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations and deaths.

 

Different flu vaccines are approved for use in different groups of people.

 

Find a flu shot near you by dialing 2-1-1 or visiting their website