FREE Flu Shots at Five SCCLD Libraries

The Santa Clara County Library District and Santa Clara County Public Health Department have teamed up to help people stay healthy during flu season. This October, experienced Public Health Nurses will be administering FREE flu shots to adults 18 yrs and older. For maximum protection, people should get the flu vaccine before flu season begins. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for the antibodies that protect against the flu to develop in the body. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends getting a flu vaccine before the end of October, whenever possible. 
 
FREE flu shots for adults 18 yrs and older will be available at the following locations:

Milpitas Library
Tuesday, October 3 from 1-3:30 p.m.
160 N. Main Street
Milpitas, CA 95035
408.262.1171
 
Campbell Library
Thursday, October 5 from 1-3:30 p.m.
77 Harrison Avenue
Campbell, CA 95008
408.866.1991
 
Cupertino Library
Tuesday, October 10 from 1-3:30 p.m.
10800 Torre Avenue
Cupertino, CA 95014
408.446.1677
 
Gilroy Library
Tuesday, October 17 from 1-3:30 p.m.
350 W. 6th Street
Gilroy, CA 95020
408.842.8207

SCCLD - Services & Support Center
Wednesday, October 25 from 1-3:30 p.m.

1370 Dell Avenue
Campbell, CA 95020
408.293.2326
 
Morgan Hill Library
Thursday, October 26 from 1-3:30 p.m.
660 W. Main Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
408.779.3196

Flu vaccination is recommended for everyone six months of age or older, but is particularly important for those at higher risk of severe influenza, including pregnant women, children under five years of age, adults over the age of 50, and people with certain underlying medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. Pregnant women who get a flu shot not only protect themselves, but also help protect their babies in their first six months when they are still too young to be vaccinated.

For more information about the flu please visit www.sccphd.org/flu.
 
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