The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services is offering free flu vaccinations at several community clinics throughout Long Beach. These upcoming clinics do not require an appointment:
• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 and Thursday, Nov. 7, Cal State Long Beach, next to the campus bookstore, 1250 Bellflower Blvd.
• 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 8, Veterans Park, 101 E. 28th St.
• 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, Nov. 11, Drake Park, 951 Maine Ave.
• 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, Health Department, 2525 Grand Ave.
The Health Department recommends that everyone six months of age and older get the flu vaccine every year, especially those with a health condition that may increase their risk of serious complications from the flu. The flu vaccine helps develop immunity and lessens the severity of flu symptoms if infection occurs.
Learn more at longbeach.gov/flu.