Editor's Note: The following advisory was posted on the Lawrence Township website.
Influenza activity is increasing throughout New Jersey and nationwide. The New Jersey Department of Health encourages residents to receive a flu shot to protect themselves and others.
The Lawrence Township Health Department will be conducting a flu clinic for residents on Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The clinic will be held at the Lawrence Township Municipal Building located at 2207 Lawrence Rd.
In order to receive a flu vaccine at this clinic, individuals must show proof of residency.
There is a charge of $15 for a flu shot with the exception of residents over the age of 60 years and residents with a chronic illness.
To be exempt from the fee, individuals must show proof of age 60 years or older or have a prescription from their physician for a flu shot.
For more information on the flu clinic, please call (609) 844-7094.
In addition please refer to the state health department website for additional flu prevention tips at www.state.nj.us/health/flu/.