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Georgian Court Offers Community Flu Clinic

Lakewood, N.J., Sept. 26, 2011—Tired of coughing and sneezing your way through winter? The seasonal flu vaccine protects against the three influenza viruses that research suggests will be most common. Make it a point to get a flu vaccine shot every year, which is the best way to prevent the flu, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Georgian Court University’s Office of Health Services is holding a Flu Clinic on Wednesday, October 5, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in front of the Casino Building on GCU’s Lakewood campus.

Flu vaccine shots, which the CDC recommends annually from everyone ages 6 months and older, will be available for $20; Medicare, Medicaid, and some insurances will be accepted. For more information, please call the GCU Office of Health Services at 732.987.2756.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves nearly 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at One Woodbridge Center in Woodbridge, at Coastal Communiversity in Wall, and at Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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