Free flu shots will be available at a walk-in clinic that will be set up at the West Hall of the Convention Center on Wednesday, October 29th. The clinic is being provided by the NV Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH). Clinic hours for the free flu shots will be from 5 pm to 9 pm.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that everyone older than six months receive an annual flue vaccine. Those who are at the highest risk of developing serious complications such as pneumonia from the flu are:
- People with chronic medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, and chronic lung disease; as well as their caregivers and close contacts.
- Pregnant women
- People 65 years of age and older.
For more information, call the Humboldt County Community Health Clinic at (775) 623-6575.