Long Beach H1N1
The Health Department continues to encourage flu vaccinations for all people 6 months of age and older.
The first confirmed influenza death in the City of Long Beach for the 2013-2014 flu season has been reported. The decedent was a 41-year-old man with underlying medical conditions who died after a brief hospitalization.
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On Thursday, November 1, 2012, the City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) will host a special flu vaccination clinic from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Veterans Park in Long Beach, 101 W.
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.
Vaccines prevent life-threatening disease. The Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that young adults receive vaccines to help prevent disease in adulthood. For three years the City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services has worked with the Long Beach Unified School District and CalState,Long Beach School of Nursing to affordably provide the recommended vaccines for teens and pre-teens.
The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services will offer free H1N1 flu vaccine at a special clinic at El Dorado Park on Wednesday, February 10, 2010 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to noon.
The clinic will be held in the El Dorado Park Senior Center facility, which is located at 2800 Studebaker Road, Long Beach.
Midnight Star alum Reginald and Vincent Calloway will perform Saturday in Martin Luther King Jr. Park at the Peace & Unity festival.
The Long Beach 22nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace & Unity Celebration this weekend will feature musical guests “The Calloway Brothers, formerly known as Midnight Star”, performing live on Saturday, January 16, at Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services has chosen GoScan software to help track cases of the pandemic H1N1 (swine) flu virus. This is the sixth in a series of GoScan contracts with local and state government agencies focusing on tracking H1N1 (swine) flu outbreaks.
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.
From securing $90 million in federal Stimulus funds to being named the Most Business Friendly City in Los Angeles County, from providing more than 50,000 doses of the H1N1 Flu Vaccine to realizing significant decreases in gang-related shootings, the City of Long Beach today announced a 12-page Year in Review that details significant accomplishments throughout the City.