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FLU SEASON 2016: Free Flu Shot Clinics Offered Now

FLU SEASON 2016: Free Flu Shot Clinics Offered Now

FREE FLU VACCINE AT CLINICS BY PASADENA PUBLIC HEALTH DEPT. 

PASADENA, Calif.—Fight the flu by getting a free vaccine at clinics offered by the Pasadena Public Health Department starting this week through Wednesday, November 16, 2016. The influenza vaccine will be provided at various Pasadena locations, listed below, on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. 

THERE ARE TWO LISTS INCLUDED HERE.  ONE IS FOR CLINICS SPONSORED BY THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND THE SECOND LIST COMES FROM THE PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY.  PLEASE REVIEW BOTH LISTS CAREFULLY FOR ELIGIBILITY, TIMES, DATES AND LOCATIONS. SHOTS ARE LIMITED TO SUPPLIES ON HAND.  CLINICS ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION OR RE-LOCATION. PLEASE CALL TO VERIFY AS THIS INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 

PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT INFO: 

For the Public Health Department clinics. the vaccine will be available to everyone ages 6 months and older at no cost.  Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Remember to wear short sleeves.  For more details about the clinics, call (626) 744-6000 or visit www.cityofpasadena.net/publichealth. 

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 

10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Villa-Parke Community Center, 363 E. Villa. St.  

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016  

10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.  

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 

10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St.  

NOTE: Pre-registration required for this clinic.  Call (626) 795-4331 for details. 

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016  

10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Santa Catalina Branch Library, 999 E. Washington Blvd.  

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 

10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Allendale Branch Library, 1130 S. Marengo Ave.  

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 

10 a.m. - 12 p.m., La Pintoresca Branch Library, 1355 N. Raymond Ave.  

Different types of influenza viruses can spread through the community during flu season.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone ages 6 months and older get the vaccine annually to protect against the most common types of influenza viruses.  

“The best protection against the flu is to get immunized,” Pasadena Health Officer, Dr. Ying-Ying Goh said.  “Even healthy children and adults can get very sick from influenza viruses.” 

High-risk groups susceptible to severe influenza complications include seniors ages 65 and older, pregnant women and people with chronic medical conditions such as asthma and diabetes, according to Dr. Goh. 

Vaccines will also be available at the PPHD Travel & Immunization Clinic.  Call (626) 744-6121 for hours and availability. 

PUBLIC LIBRARY INFO: FREE SEASONAL FLU SHOT CLINICS 

October
Free flu shots will be offered to children and adults ages 9 and older by the Huntington Hospital Community Outreach Department. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Vaccine supplies are limited. Flu shots will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

Wednesday, Oct. 19 • 3–6 p.m.
Central Library/Donald Wright Auditorium • 285 E. Walnut St.

Thursday, Oct. 20 • 3-6 p.m.
Hastings Branch Library • 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd.
 

Monday, Oct. 24 • 3-5 p.m.
Lamanda Park Branch Library • 140 S. Altadena Dr.

Wednesday, Oct. 26 • 3-5 p.m.
Hill Avenue Branch Library • 55 S. Hill Ave.
 


November 

Free flu shots will be offered to children and adults ages 6 months and older by the Pasadena Public Health Department. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Vaccine supplies are limited. Flu shots will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Please wear short sleeves.

Wednesday, Nov. 9 • 10 a.m.-12 noon
Santa Catalina Branch Library • 999 E. Washington Blvd.

Tuesday, Nov. 15 • 10 a.m.-12 noon
Allendale Branch Library • 1130 S. Marengo Ave.
 

Wednesday, Nov. 16 • 10 a.m.-12 noon
La Pintoresca Branch Library • 1355 N. Raymond Ave.
 

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Posted: 10/21/2016 04:55:00 PM
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