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Media Advisory

Free H1N1 & Seasonal Flu Vaccine Clinic in Contra Costa County


November 30, 2009



Archived. This is an older press release from 2009 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2014 items.



What

Contra Costa Health Services will hold its fourth community flu clinic on Sunday, December 6 at the Pittsburg Health Center, 2311 Loveridge Road in Pittsburg.

The walk-up clinic will be open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and both H1N1 and seasonal flu shots will be offered to priority groups as supplies last.

Medical and non-medical volunteers are urgently needed to assist at the clinic. People interested in volunteering should contact Mike McMillan at mmcmillan@hsd.cccounty.us or 925-313-6859.

Who

The clinics are intended for people living in Contra Costa County. Only people in the following priority groups will receive vaccine.

H1N1 vaccine:

  • Pregnant women
  • Children ages 6 months through 4 years
  • Children who are between 5 years and 18 years with chronic medical conditions (including asthma, diabetes, heart disease and others)
  • People who live with or provide care for infants under 6 months of age (parents, siblings and daycare providers)

Seasonal flu vaccine:

  • People 60 years and older
  • Pregnant women
  • People 4 years and older with chronic medical conditions

Information is subject to change based on vaccine availability. Check www.cchealth.org or call 1-888-959-9911 or 211 for recorded updates before visiting the flu clinic.


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Press Contact
  • Kate Fowlie
  • 925-313-6268