Flu Shots Now Available to Everyone; There's Still Time to Get One
For release January 13, 2005
Flu shots for children and adults are now available to everyone who wants them at the Public Health Immunization Clinics and Health Centers of Contra Costa Health Services.
Restrictions on flu shots have been lifted by the Centers for Disease Control and the public is encouraged to get vaccinated.
Those with allergies to eggs or who are ill should talk to their providers before getting a flu shot.
The flu season hasn't peaked; it's not too late to get a flu shot and increase your protection against the influenza virus for the rest of the flu season.
Public Health Immunization Clinics
Bay Point (215 Pacifica Avenue)
Brentwood (118 Oak Street)
Concord (2355 Stanwell Circle)
Pittsburg (2311 Loveridge Road)
Richmond (39th St. and Bissell Avenue)
Please call for clinic times and dates. There is a $5 fee for the flu shot, which can be waived for those unable to pay. For more information about the clinics, the flu and flu shots, call the flu hotline at 925-313-6469 or the Health Emergency hotline at 1-888-959-9911 or visit our Web site at cchealth.org. If you have any other questions, please call 925-313-6740.
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