|Calendar Item: Flu Vaccine Outreach Clinic – South Weber|
Flu Vaccine Outreach Clinic Scheduled
The seasonal flu vaccine is recommended for:
• Pregnant women
• People of any age with certain chronic medical conditions (heart disease; kidney disease; lung diseases like asthma; metabolic diseases like diabetes; blood disorders like anemia; a weakened immune system caused, for example, by cancer or cancer treatment, HIV/AIDS, or steroid therapy; or certain conditions such as neuromuscular disorders that can cause breathing problems)
• People who live in nursing homes and other long term care facilities
• People who live with or care for those at high risk for complications from the flu, including:
o Health care workers
o Household contacts of persons at high risk for complications from the flu
o Household contacts and out of home caregivers of children less than 6 months of age (these children are too young to be vaccinated)
There is no out-of-pocket cost to receive the flu vaccine for anyone who has health insurance. For those without health insurance older than 18 years old, the cost of the flu shot is $25, FluMist® is $28, and the high dose Fluzone® for seniors 65 years and older is $38.
Children and adolescents 6 months to 18 years old without health insurance can receive the flu vaccine through the Vaccines for Children program for a $5 administration fee.
For more information, call the Davis County Health Department’s Immunizations Hotline at (801) 525-5030.
Outreach Clinic by the Davis County Health Department:
South Weber Emergency Preparedness Fair: Central Park, 1375 East Lester Drive, South Weber City
• Saturday, September 22, 2012
• 2-6 p.m.