Long Beach H1N1

First Flu-Related Death in Long Beach Confirmed

flu vaccine 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.

Long Beach Health Department Hosts Free Flu Vaccine Clinic at Veterans Park November 1

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mccord/ Photo by Lance McCord Photo by Lance McCord 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.

Department of Health and Human Services Offers Free Flu Shots on November 17

flu-shot-h1n1-vaccine Get your FREE flu shot on November 17, 2010 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.  

LB Health Dept Schedules Walk-in Flu Vaccine Clinics

For Flu Vaccine Clinics 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.

Get your teen vaccinated for free on Tuesday

recommended vaccines teens 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.

H1N1 vaccine still recommended as flu cases decline; city plans another free vaccine clinic at El Dorado Senior Center

free flue vaccine clinic 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.

MLK Peace & Unity Celebration: Calloway brothers take the main stage

Midnight Star alum Reginald and Calloway will perform Saturday in Martin Luther King Jr. Park. 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.

GoScan software will track patients in case of flu pandemic in Long Beach

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.

New supplies make H1N1 Flu Vaccine available to all residents

For Flu Vaccine Clinics 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.

City of Long Beach 2009 Year in Review Details Dozens of Significant Accomplishments

long-beach-city-seal 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.

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