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Protect Yourself From Flu


Last updated: January 19, 2018, 12:14 pm

California and Contra Costa are seeing high levels of flu activity. We remind the community to take the following steps to prevent the spread of flu.

  • Get your flu vaccine
  • Clean hands often with soap and water or with hand sanitizer
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes
  • Stay home when you’re sick

People with flu like symptoms should call their health plan's Advice Nurses to get help with self-care or to help them decide if they need to visit an urgent care clinic, make an appointment with their health care provider or go to an emergency room. Rarely is emergency room needed for flu or respiratory issues.

Contra Costa Health Plan members and Contra Costa residents who do not have health coverage can call 1-877-661-6230 and select option 1 to speak to an Advice Nurse.

See more information about flu and flu prevention.

Latest flu information

Advice Nurse Flu Flyer

Participating Tobacco Prevention Coalition Members


  • Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
  • American Lung Association
  • Bay Area Community Resources
  • Center for Human Development
  • Community Health Education Institute
  • Community Clinic Consortium of Contra Costa County
  • Contra Costa Child Care Council
  • Contra Costa County Office of Education in Partnership with Public School District Tobacco Coordinators
  • Contra Costa Health Services: Contra Costa Health Plan Public Health Division
  • ETA - Empowerment Through Action
  • Internation Brotherhood of Electircal Workers Local 302
  • New Connections
  • Pittsburg Preschool Coordinating Council
  • Planned Parenthood: Shasta-Diablo
  • Rainbow Community Center
  • Ride
  • Ujima Family Recovery Services
  • West County Asthma Coalition
  • Participating Residents of The County

Staff: Tobacco Prevention Project Community Wellness & Prevention Program

Take Back Your Community From The Tobacco Industry, Join The Contra Costa Tobacco Prevention Coalition!