DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

September 12, 2013

HEALTH BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Local WIC has new phone number

To make it easier for clients in the Commodity Supplemental Food and Women Infants Children nutrition programs to schedule appointments and get other information, Southern New Hampshire

Services has changed its contact number to 800-256-9880 for Rockingham County.

Cancer Society offers holiday cards

Order your holiday cards now from the American Cancer Society, cancer.org.

Send your family, friends, colleagues and customers holiday greetings this year that help in the fight against cancer.

The 2013 Christmas, Chanukah, and holiday cards carry this message on the back: “This card represents a donation that has been made to your American Cancer Society.”

You get to choose the wording inside.

If you order your cards before Sept. 22 they will be delivered to you by mid-October. White envelopes are included.

The donation you make in return for your cards will cover printing and shipping costs and help the American Cancer Society continue to save lives. It may be 100 percent tax deductible.

Call Michael at 800-952-7664, Ext. 4635, or Nancy at 800-952-7664, Ext. 4630, or email neholidaycards@cancer.org with questions.

Veterans, get your flu shots

MANCHESTER – The Manchester VA Medical Center is planning for walk-in flu clinics for all eligible veterans. No appointment is needed.

The clinics will be held Monday, Sept. 30, through Friday, Oct. 4, in the Training and Education Room, N129, on the first floor.

Dates and times are: Sept. 30, 6 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Oct. 1, 6 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Oct. 2, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Oct. 3, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Oct. 4, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The VAMC drive-through flu clinics will be available to all eligible veterans Sept. 9 and Sept. 16, from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.. No appointment is needed. Go to Building 7 (garage area). It will be clearly marked.

For additional information about the seasonal flu vaccine, talk to your health-care provider or nurse. Contact Meri Robinson at 657-5395 or Kathy Sherman at 624-4366, Ext 6439.