Free Flu Vaccine Clinics Offered in Pasadena Through Nov. 24, 2015

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 | 7:26 pm

Fight the flu by getting a free vaccine offered by the Pasadena Public Health Department through Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. The influenza vaccine will be provided at various Pasadena locations, listed below, on a first-come, first-served basis.

The vaccine will be available to everyone ages 6 months and older at no cost, while supplies last. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Remember to wear short sleeves. For more details about the clinics, call (626) 744-6000 or visit www.cityofpasadena.net/publichealth.

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Villa-Parke Community Center, 363 E. Villa. St.

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St.
Pre-registration required. Call (626) 795-4331.

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015
9-11 a.m. at the Santa Catalina Branch Library, 999 E. Washington Blvd.

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015
9-11 a.m. at the Allendale Branch Library, 1130 S. Marengo Ave.

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015
9-11 a.m. at the La Pintoresca Branch Library, 1355 N. Raymond Ave.

Different types of influenza viruses can spread through the community during flu season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone ages 6 months and older get the vaccine annually to protect against the most common types of influenza viruses. Even healthy children and adults can get very sick from influenza viruses.

High-risk groups susceptible to severe influenza complications include seniors ages 65 and older, pregnant women and people with chronic medical conditions such as asthma, chronic lung disease and diabetes.

For more than 120 years, Pasadena’s Public Health Department has worked to promote and protect the health of the greater Pasadena area. Visit www.cityofpasadena.net/publichealth for more info.

Stay connected to the City of Pasadena! Visit the City of Pasadena online at  www.cityofpasadena.net; follow the city on Twitter @PasadenaGov, www.twitter.com/pasadenagov, and like the City on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofpasadena. Or call the Citizen Service Center, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at (626) 744-7311.

 

 

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