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    West Hollywood Library is Offering Free Flu Shots, October 20

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    Los Angeles County Library The West Hollywood Library is offering free flu shots to community members at the West Hollywood Library, located at 625 N. San Vicente Boulevard, on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Flu Vaccines will be Provided On-Site, from 1pm to 5pm.

    Flu vaccines are recommended for everyone six months of age and older, including healthy adults. Free flu shots are being made available as part of a partnership between the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the Los Angeles County Library in libraries throughout Los Angeles County during autumn 2018. No health insurance is required.

    It is especially important to get a flu vaccine if you are:

    • 6 months – 18 years old;

    • 50 years or older;
    • Pregnant or just had a baby;
    • Morbidly obese;
    • A healthcare provider;
    • Living in a nursing or other long-term care home;
    • Living with a weakened immune system or a chronic medical condition (such as diabetes, heart disease or lung disease); and/or
    • Living with or caring for someone under the age of five, age 50 years, or with a chronic medical condition.

    If you have a severe egg allergy or are sick the day of the clinic, check with your doctor before getting vaccinated. Call your regular health care provider to see what other shots you may need. If you don’t have a regular provider, call 2-1-1 (LA County Information Line) or visit publichealth.lacounty.gov for a list of no cost or low-cost vaccine providers.

    Hepatitis A vaccines will also be available at these clinics, with priority given to high risk groups.

    For more information, please visit www.lacountylibrary.org/flushot.

    West Hollywood Library began service to the area (then unincorporated ) in 1913. The library was previously located at Sherman School, a cottage on Clark Street, a building on Westbourne Drive, and a building near the present site. The Library has an active Friends of the Library group.

    For additional information, please call the West Hollywood Library at (310) 652-5340.

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