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Press Release

Flu Shots Now Available to Everyone; There's Still Time to Get One


For release January 13, 2005



Archived. This is an older press release from 2005 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2014 items.



What

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.

Who

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.

When

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.

Where

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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Press Contact
  • Francie Wise
  • 925-313-6740