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West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District Hosting Free COVID-Testing, Flu Clinic

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InterCommunity Health Care is partnering with the West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District to offer free COVID-19 testing on two more Tuesdays in November, and an additional flu clinic is scheduled for Nov. 19. [Flu clinic times updated]


Free COVID-19 testing for adults and children will be held in the upper parking lot of the Elmwood Community Center in West Hartford (enter via Burgoyne Street).

The PCR COVID-19 test will be administered by InterCommunity Health Care. There are no out-of-pocket costs, but please bring your insurance card.

No appointment is necessary. Everyone is welcome and pre-registration is not required.

Testing will be conducted from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 17
  • Tuesday, Nov. 24

For more information, contact West Hartford Bloomfield Health District at 860-561-7900.

Flu Immunization Clinic

The West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District will hold a Public Flu Immunization Clinic on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 4-6 p.m. at Sedgwick Middle School, 128 Sedgwick Road.

The clinic will serve anyone age 4 and older. High dose vaccines will be available for residents age 65 years and older.

There is no out-of-pocket fee. Your insurance provider will be billed. Insurance that is accepted includes: Aetna, Anthem, ConnectiCare, CIGNA, Medicare Part B, Husky, and UHC/Oxford.

If you do not have insurance, there will be a $30 fee. Please make a check payable to: “West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District.”

Cash payment will be accepted, but exact change is requested. No credit cards will be accepted.

To receive a flu shot, please wear a mask, short sleeve shirt, and bring your own pen.

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