Free Flu Shot Clinic Coming To Media

Max Bennett

MEDIA, PA — The Middletown Fire Company is hosting a drive-thru flu shot clinic on an upcoming weekend as part of a larger effort in Delaware County to get residents vaccinated as flu season approaches.

Delaware County Council and the Department of Intercommunity Health announced several free public flu shot clinics that will be held soon.

The clinic at the Middletown Fire Company will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22 and Friday, Oct. 23.

The Middletown Fire Company is located at 425 S. New Middletown Road in Media.

Flu shots are available to all Delaware County residents 3 years old and up. High dose vaccines for residents 65 years of age and older are not available.

For more information or questions regarding the clinics please contact the Intercommunity Health Office at 610-891-6129

No insurance is required.

The drive-through format is intended to make it safer and more convenient for older residents, those with disabilities, and parents with small children, especially during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Residents must wear masks or face coverings when going to the flu clinic.

In the event of inclement weather the flu clinic may be canceled.

The clinic will be staffed by members of the Delaware County Medical Reserve Corps, and Delaware County Department of Intercommunity Health.

Other clinics are being held in different locations in the county.

The full flu clinic schedule is below:

  • Wednesday, Oct. 7 and Thursday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Tinicum Township Fire Company, 99 Wanamaker Ave., Essington, PA 19029

  • Friday, Oct. 16 and Saturday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Broomall Fire Company, 1 N. Malin Road, Broomall, PA 19008.

  • Thursday, Oct. 22 and Friday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Middletown Fire Company, 425 S. New Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063.

This article originally appeared on the Media Patch