Date: November 5, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Seasonal Flu Vaccine Walk-In Clinic on November 12, 2015
The Mendocino County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) Public Health Services will hold a Seasonal Flu Vaccine Walk-In Clinic on Thursday, November 12, 2015. The clinic hours will be 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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 clinic will be held at the HHSA Public Health WISC building at 221-B S. Lenore Avenue in Willits.
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 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 Willits office at 456-3800 or the Ukiah office at 472-2600/2700.