Flynn’s Pharmacy is holding a One Day Vaccination Clinic next Tuesday, April 13th. Appointments can be booked beginning at 8 a.m. this morning. Appointments can only be scheduled through the Flynn Pharmacy website. No call-in appointments will be accepted. Online appointments will be booked on a first-come, first-serve basis.

According to Rick Czarnecki, Flynn’s Operation Manager, the pharmacy will have 100 Johnson & Johnson single dose vaccines available on the 13th for those that are eligible to be vaccinated under the state’s current vaccination guidelines. Currently those 55 and older with at least one medical condition listed below are eligible to schedule a vaccination appointment.

According to Czarnecki, Flynn’s Pharmacy hopes to be able to offer additional vaccination clinics in the future. Flynn’s is located at 173 Elm Street in Pittsfield. The link to book an appointment for the one-day clinic is www.flynnspharmacy.com.

You must be over 55 in Massachusetts with at least one of these medical conditions to be eligible for a vaccination…
Cancer
Chronic kidney disease
Chronic lung diseases, including COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), asthma (moderate-to-severe), interstitial lung disease, cystic fibrosis, and pulmonary hypertension
Dementia or other neurological conditions
Diabetes (type 1 or type 2)
Down syndrome
Heart conditions (such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies or hypertension)
HIV infection
Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system)
Liver disease
Overweight and obesity
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Pregnancy
Sickle cell disease or thalassemia
Smoking, current or former
Solid organ or blood stem cell transplant
Stroke or cerebrovascular disease, which affects blood flow to the brain
Substance use disorders

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