Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


November 1, 2012

News in brief


There will be a clinic Thursday, Nov. 8, from 4 to 7 p.m. at West Middle School, Shawsheen Road, for residents 18 years of age and older.

On Monday, Nov. 19 from 4 to 7 p.m. there will be a clinc at the Andover Senior Center, Whittier Court, for residents 2 years of age and older.

Both the traditional shot and the nasal spray (FluMist) will be available at the clinics. The FluMist is indicated for medically eligible people between the ages of 2 and 49.

Visit the Health Division website at to download forms and vaccine specific information. Forms are also available at the senior center, the Town Office building, the library and at the Health Division. Flu clinic updates will be posted to the division’s flu hotline at 978-623-8347.

Coat drive at Atria Marland Place

For the month of November, Atria Marland Place will host a coat drive to help local citizens.

Throughout the month of November, new and gently used donations can be dropped off with the facility’s concierge from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Atria Marland Place encourages people to “help us make this winter a little warmer for everyone in our community.”

Drop off coats at Atria Marland Place, located at 15 Stevens St. in Andover. For more information, call 978-475-4225.

Town health clinics

The Andover health department will offer senior center clinics on Wednesdays, from 2 to 3 p.m. No appointment is necessary.

For more information, call 978-623-8295.

Blood drive for American Red Cross

First-Calvary Baptist Church, 586 Massachusetts Ave., North Andover, will have a blood drive in memory of Jack Lynch this Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parish’s Friendship Hall.

For an appointment to donate, call 1-800-448-3443 or visit Drop-ins are welcome.

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