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2013-2014 Flu Vaccination Information

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Plumas County Public Health FREE Flu Vaccination Drive Through Clinics

The Plumas County Public Health Agency announced today its seasonal influenza drive-thru vaccination clinic schedule for the upcoming flu season. There will be plenty of vaccine available for Plumas County residents. Clinics will begin October 21, 2013.

All clinics will be held from 11:00 am - 1:30 pm. Clinic days are as follows (Click here for printable schedule) :

Portola/Beckwourth October 21, 2013

  • Enter: New Road to Main Street to Beckwourth Fire Department
  • Exit: Main Street - Beckwourth/Genesse Road

    If the weather is bad, the clinic will be moved to: Portola Memorial Hall

Greenville October 22, 2013

  • Enter: Indian Valley Medical Clinic - 174 Hot Springs Road
  • Exit: Indian Valley Medical Clinic - 174 Hot Springs Road

    If the weather is bad, the clinic will be moved to: Greenville Town Hall

Chester October 24, 2013

  • Enter: Chester Park – Willow Street
  • Exit: Meadow Brook Loop by Wildwood Senior Center

    If the weather is bad, the clinic will be moved to: Chester Memorial Hall

Quincy October 25, 2013

  • Enter: Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds - Fairgrounds Road
  • Exit: Back of Fairgrounds on Lee Road

    If the weather is bad, the clinic will be moved inside one of the buildings.

Flu vaccine will be available for anyone who wants to be protected from influenza. The shot is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older. Persons at high risk of serious complications from flu are strongly encouraged to get the flu vaccine, including pregnant women and people with asthma, diabetes, chronic heart and lung disease, or other chronic conditions.

Parents and family members of babies less than 6 months of age and people who live with or care for anyone at high risk for complications from the flu, including health care workers, should also get the vaccine.

Public health officials stated that the strains of flu in the vaccine this year have changed from last year. The vaccine this year includes the, A/California/7/2009 (H1N1), A/Victoria/361/2011 (H3N2), B/Massachusetts/2/2012 (like B/Yamagata lineage). "Getting an annual flu shot is the most important step in protecting yourself against the flu,” said Mimi Hall, Director of Public Health.

Plumas Unified School District Children will be offered Flu Vaccination the last week of October. Parents, be on the look out for the parent permission slip that will be sent home with your student. Dates will be confirmed in the near future. Stay tuned!

FORMS:

Screening Form English

Shot - Vaccine Information Statement English

Mist - Vaccine Information Statement English



Screening Form Spanish

Shot - Vaccine Information Statement Spanish

Mist - Vaccine Information Statement Spanish

 

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