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Mayor Harp's Holiday Letter

Dear neighbors, friends, and other members of the New Haven community,

As New Haven residents celebrate the season featuring Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa, all of us revel and share in the joyful spirit and hope that characterizes this time of year. Regardless of race, religion, cultural heritage, or country of origin, New Haven welcomes everyone and is richer for its diversity.

The New Haven Green is decorated with a lighted Menorah and a twinkling Christmas tree and we look forward to celebrating Kwanzaa beginning Dec. 26.

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It's Flu Season! Here's what YOU can do...

The Health Department recommends that every citizen 6 months and older gets vaccinated with a shot this season.

Young children between 6 months and 5 years old are considered to be at high risk for the flu and should get vaccinated as soon as possible.

Others who are at high risk for flu complications include:

  • People 65 years and older
  • Pregnant women
  • People with underlying medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, or heart disease

Flu shots are available at the New Haven Health Department at 52 Meadow Street from 9a - 4:30pm. Most insurances are accepted and there is a sliding fee scale for cash payers.

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