Long Beach flu shots
The Health Department continues to encourage flu vaccinations for all people 6 months of age and older.
Health officials are reminding Long Beach residents that it’s not too early to get a flu shot now, because outbreaks can occur as early as October.
Influenza is at epidemic levels in many areas across the country, and is increasing in Southern California. It is now even more important that all individuals receive a flu shot this year. The Long Beach Health Department is providing flu shots (while supplies last) on a walk-in basis for anyone age 10 and older as follows:
Why risk a bad case of the flu? Protect yourself with a flu shot from the City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services. Flu season will arrive soon in Southern California, and with flu vaccine in plentiful supply currently, you can protect yourself, your family, your co-workers and the community from the flu by getting a flu shot.
The City of Long Beach Department of Health, with assistance from the American Red Cross, has announced the dates for the 2012 Annual Flu Clinics. This year’s walk-in flu clinics will begin on October 23, 2012, and continue through November 30, 2012.
Councilman Dee Andrews
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, in conjunction with St. Mary Medical Center, Oxford Healthcare, and the Susan G. Komen Foundation will be hosting the 2nd annual free health seminar for all women on Saturday, November 5, 2011, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, at the Union Bank Building, 1900 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90806, in the City of Long Beach.
Photo by Lance McCord
The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, with assistance from the American Red Cross, will operate walk-in flu clinics beginning October 18, 2010 for people age 60 and older and adults ages 18 – 59 who are at high-risk for serious complications of influenza.
Protect yourself and your family from the flu this year. Get your FREE flu shot on November 17, 2010 at Silverado Park. The seasonal flu vaccine protects against three influenza viruses, including 2009 Pandemic H1N1.
In addition to free flu shots, a limited supply of pneumonia vaccine is available for those who qualify.
The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department), with assistance from the American Red Cross, will commence the annual walk-in flu clinics beginning October 26, 2010 for people age 50 and older and adults ages 18 49 who are at high-risk for serious complications of influenza.
The upcoming health screenings will take place on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at Sam’s Club locations with a pharmacy. Sam’s Club will be hosting free health screenings that are open to the public – members and nonmembers can attend.
On Monday the Long Beach Health Department said that the H1N1 flu vaccine is now available to the general public.
Up to this point the H1N1 vaccine was only available to priority groups because of a nationwide vaccine shortage.