Drive-up Flu Clinics Coming to Holyoke Community College

HOLYOKE — Holyoke Community College (HCC) will serve as a host site for four drive-up flu-vaccine clinics during the next few weeks.   

The clinics — slated for Tuesday, Oct. 20; Friday, Oct. 23; Tuesday, Nov. 3; and Friday, Nov. 6 — are being provided by the Holyoke Board of Health and CVS Pharmacy and are open to the general public.

All the clinics run from 8 to 11 a.m. and will be held in parking lot M next to HCC’s Bartley Center for Athletics and Recreation on the main campus at 303 Homestead Ave., Holyoke, the same location where free COVID-19 testing is underway until Oct. 31. 

The flu vaccines are free with most insurance, including MassHealth. Pre-registration is not required but highly recommended to ensure sufficient supply. 

These are drive-up clinics, so there is no need to exit the vehicle. Free face masks will also be distributed on site. 

Appointments can be scheduled for 20-minute time slots by following the links on the HCC website to the CVS Pharmacy registration pages for each day: hcc.edu/flu.

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