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Media Advisory

Flu shots still available at county health centers

November 28, 2005


It's not too late to get a flu shot to protect yourself and your loved ones during the flu season, which usually peaks in February. Seasonal flu shots are being offered for adults and children over the age of six months at Contra Costa Health Services health centers around the county.

When & Where

Flu shots are being offered in Public Health Immunization Clinics at the following locations, and no appointments are necessary (flu clinics are closed on holidays):

Pittsburg Health Center
2311 Loveridge Road
2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon, Tues., Wed. & Fri.
Concord Public Health Immunization Clinic
2355 Stanwell Circle
9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Mon. & Wed. (closed every 2nd Wed.)
2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Fri. & 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. every 4th Fri.

Richmond Health Center
39th St. & Bissell Avenue
2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mon, Wed. & Fri.

Bay Point Health Center
215 Pacifica Avenue
8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wed.;
closed every 2nd Wed. of month

Brentwood Health Center
171 Sand Creek Road, Suite A
2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tues.


Anyone over the age of six months is welcome. Seniors age 65 and older, infants six to 23 months olds, pregnant women, and children and adults who have chronic disease, such as those of the heart, lung, kidney or blood, should get a flu shot. Flu shots are $10, but no one will be denied a shot if unable to pay.

For more information about flu shots, visit the Contra Costa Health Services website at or call 1-800-246-2494 or 925-313-6469.

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Press Contact
  • Erika Jenssen
  • 925-313-6734