Welcome to North Shore Health Department Job Alert-Public Health Nurse Position The North Shore Health Department has a Public Health Nurse position open. To learn more about the position and to apply click here. North Shore Health Department Highlights 12/4/2018 Did you know? It’s not too late to get vaccinated! December 2nd-8th is National Influenza Vaccination week. Just in time for family and friends gathering for the holidays, flu activity is increasing. Get a flu vaccine now if you have not gotten vaccinated yet this season. There are many reasons to get a flu vaccine. Reduce your risk of: Flu illness Doctor’s visits Missed work/school Reduce severity of flu illness Protect women before and after pregnancy Protect babies unable to get the vaccine Getting vaccinated isn’t just about keeping you healthy; it’s also about helping protect others around you who may be vulnerable to becoming very sick, such as babies, older adults, and pregnant women. Remember that it takes about two weeks after being immunized for your body to develop sufficient antibodies to protect you. Fit in your immunization before holiday gatherings. The North Shore Health Department offers an assortment of flu immunizations, including: Quadrivalent flu shots for $40 Preservative free quadrivalent flu shots for $45 High dose flu shots (ages 65 and over) for $65 Limited availability at some clinics: Flu mist (ages 2-49) for $40 For the most up-to-date information on pricing, upcoming clinics and screenings, visit the Clinics page of our website at: http://www.nshealthdept.org/Clinics and call us at 414-371-2980 to schedule your appointment today. Missed the highlights? Click here to view previous highlights.