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Contra Costa to hold additional H1N1 flu vaccination clinics


December 9, 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 Public Health will hold free ongoing H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccination walk-in clinics at four location through December while supplies last. Priority groups have been expanded based on the local vaccine supply and guidance from the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention.

When & Where:

Locations:

  • Martinez, 30 Muir Road; Pittsburg, 186 East Leland, Veteran's Building; Richmond, 256 24th Street; and Lafayette, 952 Moraga Road, old library building


Dates & Times:

  • Mondays, noon to 4 p.m., December 14, 21 & 28
  • Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., December 15, 22 & 29
  • Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., December 16, 23 & 30
  • Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., December 17
  • Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., December 18


Who:

H1N1 vaccine (shot form) is available for:

  • Pregnant women
  • Anyone ages 6 months through 24 years
  • Adults 25 years and older with chronic medical conditions
  • People who live with or provide care for infants under 6 months of age (parents, siblings and daycare providers)


Chronic medical conditions include asthma, heart disease, diabetes as well as neurologic disorders and weakened immune systems.

Seasonal flu vaccine is available for:

  • Anyone 4 years of age and older (shots)
  • All healthy people ages 2 to 49 years (nasal)

Second doses of flu vaccine will also be available for children at these clinics. Children under 10 years need two doses of H1N1 flu vaccine. Children under 9 need two doses of seasonal flu vaccine if receiving it for the first time.

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


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