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Date: November 5, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Seasonal Flu Vaccine Walk-In Clinic in Fort Bragg
The Mendocino County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) Public Health Services will hold a Seasonal Flu Vaccine Walk-In Clinic on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. The clinic hours are from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Seasonal flu vaccine at this clinic will be available and recommended for people 19 years of age and older. Anyone 19 and older without health insurance is especially encouraged to attend this clinic.
The location will be held at the HHSA Social Services building at 764 South Franklin Street in Fort Bragg.
There is a suggested donation of $15.00 per flu shot. No one will be turned away if they are unable to afford the donation.
Although we will not be vaccinating children at this clinic, it is encouraged for persons 6 months through 18 years to get vaccinated for the flu as soon as possible to help protect against the seasonal flu. Please contact your pediatrician, physician or HHSA Public Health Services for more information on the children’s flu vaccine.
Seasonal flu vaccine is ESPECIALLY recommended for people with chronic health conditions such as: Diabetes, HIV, lung disease, kidney disease, heart disease, chronic liver disease, long term steroid therapy, spinal cord injuries, seizure disorders, persons who are immune compromised and with neuromuscular disorders.
You can visit the HHSA website http://www.co.mendocino.ca.us/hhsa/publichealth.htm to find information on Public Health services or you may call the Fort Bragg office at 964-4713 or the Ukiah office at 472-2600/2700.