Have you had your influenza vaccine yet? Flu season is here, and the L.A. County Department of Public Health is offering free vaccinations at parks, churches, schools, and community centers throughout the County for H1N1 (swine) flu and the regular seasonal flu between Oct. 23 and Nov. 8.
Both H1N1 FluMist nasal spray and vaccines will available for free on a first-come, first-served basis to those who have no health insurance or personal doctor.
City of L.A. Public H1N1 Vaccination Clinic Schedule:
Public H1N1 vaccination clinics are scheduled to be open from 9am until 5pm.
Vaccines are offered on a first come, first served basis.
Additional dates and locations will be available in November and December. New schedules are released every two to three weeks. To see the full schedule of H1N1 (swine) flu vaccination as well as regular seasonal flu vaccination clinics visit http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/ip/flu/index.htm or call 2-1-1 or 3-1-1. Dates, time, and locations are subject to change.
Additionally, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns the public not to attempt to purchase any H1N1 flu vaccines over the Internet. There are multiple fraudulent vaccines being offered for purchase online. For more information, visit the FDA.gov swine flu info webpage.