Fresno County Offers Flu Shots - KMPH FOX 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News Source

Fresno County Offers Flu Shots

Posted:

 

Health experts say this year the flu vaccine protects against completely new strains of the virus and it's the first time that all 3 strains have changed from the previous year.

Since last year's flu shot will not protect you against this years influenza you must get a new vaccine, according to the Department of Public Health Immunization Program.

Starting Monday, October 13th, Fresno County is offering vaccines for just $4, until December.

For the first time this year, the flu shot is recommended for all kids, from 6 months up to the age of 18 to keep them healthy this season, according to health officials.

Others at high risk for contracting the flu are pregnant women, the elderly and those with comprised immune systems.

Starting Monday, you can go to the Reedley Senior Center at 100 N. East Avenue in Reedley, or the Senior Citizen's Village at 1917 S. Chestnut Avenue in Fresno, or the Kerman Community Center at 15100 W. Kearney Blvd. in Kerman.

For a complete list of locations, visit the Department of Public Health Immunization Program
http://www.fcdph.org or call 1-888-993-3003.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Valley Drought 2014: Get Ready To Pay More For Honey

    Valley Drought 2014: Get Ready To Pay More For Honey

    If your sweet tooth craves honey, be prepared to pay a little more for a jar of the sweet treat. Honeybees aren't finding any nectar due to Valley Drought 2014.More >>
    If your sweet tooth craves honey, be prepared to pay a little more for a jar of the sweet treat. Honeybees aren't finding any nectar due to Valley Drought 2014.More >>
  • Ebola Ruled Out For Sacramento Patient

    Ebola Ruled Out For Sacramento Patient

    We have updated information on a story we first brought you on Wednesday about a patient in Sacramento being tested for the Ebola virus. State health officials say the man had some symptoms at this Kaiser Permanente hospital.More >>
    We have updated information on a story we first brought you on Wednesday about a patient in Sacramento being tested for the Ebola virus. State health officials say the man had some symptoms at this Kaiser Permanente hospital.
    More >>
  • Teen Dies Five Times and Lives To Tell His Story

    Teen Dies Five Times and Lives To Tell His Story

    A teenager from Madera Ranchos says he's lucky to be alive. Kenny Holland died when he went into cardiac arrest five times in fourteen minutes.
    More >>
    A teenager from Madera Ranchos says he's lucky to be alive. Kenny Holland died when he went into cardiac arrest five times in fourteen minutes.

    More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KMPH. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.