Community Flu Clinics Open Tomorrow
October 13, 2008
Contra Costa Public Health has scheduled their 2008 flu clinics at community centers and senior centers throughout the county. Flu vaccine is free although a $15 donation is greatly appreciated. Pneumonia and Tetanus/Diphtheria (Td) and Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (Tdap) immunizations are also available at these clinic sites. Fee for Td and Tdap is $15 and $40 for pneumonia.
Flu vaccine will be available to seniors, high-risk people and the general public ages nine and over. Flu vaccine is recommended for pregnant women, people over 50, people with chronic diseases of the lung, heart and liver, and all children 6 months and older.
These clinics will not offer flu vaccine to people with current fevers or allergies to eggs nor to children under 9 years of age.
For information about flu clinic locations for children under nine years old call 1-800-246-2494.
For general flu clinic information visit cchealth.org or call 925-313-6469.
The 15 flu clinic locations and their scheduled dates and times are: October 14, 9:30- 11:00 a.m., Nevin Community Center, 598 Nevin Ave. Richmond and 1:00-2:30 p.m. Annex Senior Center, 5801 Huntington Ave., Richmond Annex; October 15, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Antioch Senior Center, 415 West 2nd St.; October 16, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Brentwood Community Center, 730 Third St. and 2:00-3:30 p.m. Pittsburg Senior Center, 300 Presidio Lane; October 21, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Richmond Recreation Complex, 3230 MacDonald Ave. and 1:00-3:00 p.m., El Cerrito Community Center, 7007 Moeser Lane; October 22, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Heather Farms Community Center, 301 N. San Carlos Dr. Walnut Creek; October 23, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Pleasant Hill Community Center Senior Center, 233 Gregory Lane; October 28, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Concord Senior Center, 2727 Parkside Cir. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. San Pablo Senior Center, 1943 Church Lane; October 29, 2:00-3:30 p.m., Lafayette Senior Center, 500 St. Mary´s Road; October 30, 9:00-10:30 a.m., Pinole Senior Center, 2500 Charles St.; November 6, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Martinez Senior Center 818 Green St. and 2:00-3:00 p.m., Danville Veterans Hall, 400 Hartz Ave.
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