Get protected against the flu at one of several community clinics
The El Dorado County Public Health Department has announced the dates and locations of its community flu shot clinics for the month of November. These clinics will be open to all members of the community.
In most cases, seniors and high-risk individuals will be offered the flu shot, and healthy people ages 2-49 who are not pregnant will be offered the Flu Mist.
Dates and locations of the flu shot clinics are:
— Friday, Nov. 2: In Grizzly Flats at the Community Church, 5061 Sciaroni Road, from 2 to 4 p.m.
— Tuesday, Nov. 6: In El Dorado Hills at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center, 990 Lassen Lane (corner of Lassen and El Dorado Hills Boulevard), from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
— Friday, Nov. 9: In South Lake Tahoe at the Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd., from 9 a.m. to noon.
— Saturday, Nov. 10: In Georgetown at the Divide Wellness Center, 6065 Highway 193, from 9 a.m. to noon.
— Tuesday, Nov. 13: In Cameron Park at the Cameron Park fire Department, 3200 Country Club Drive, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
— Wednesday, Nov. 14: In Somerset at the Pioneer Bible Church, 6851 Mount Aukum Road, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
— Wednesday, Nov. 14: In South Lake Tahoe at the Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd., from 9 a.m. to noon.
— Tuesday, Nov. 27: In Pollock Pines at the First Baptist Church in the Evergreen Room, 6361 Pony Express Trail, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
— Wednesday, Nov. 28: In Placerville at the County Fairgrounds in the Organ Room, 100 Placerville Drive, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Flu shot clinic information also is available at http://www.co.el-dorado.ca.us/publichealth, or by calling the Health Department’s Flu Hotline at (530) 621-6188.
To cover the cost of the flu vaccine, the Public Health Department will bill Medicare Part B for people age 65 and older.
For other individuals, a donation is requested of $15 per vaccine for people ages 19-64, and $10 per vaccine for children ages 6 months through 18 years.
Parents should bring their child’s immunization record. Seniors should bring their Medicare card.
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