According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, flu shots are
recommended for everyone over six months of age, even healthy adults. However, it is especially important for children under the age of 18, adults over the age of 50, people with weakened immune systems, people with chronic medical conditions and caregivers to receive flu shots. Potential vaccine recipients should consult their doctor about whether to receive the flu shot.
For seniors and disabled citizens, the city will hold a free flu clinic on Wed., Nov. 6 from 9 to 11 a.m. at La Cienega Park, 8400 Gregory Way, Beverly Hills.
Below is a list of Los Angeles-area clinics that will offer flu vaccines. Please note that only the Nov. 10 clinic at Young Israel offers vaccines for children.
- Wed., Oct. 23 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Building 4117 Overland Ave, Culver City.
- Wed., Oct. 30 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Pacific Palisades Women’s Club 901 Haverford Ave, Pacific Palisades.
- Sun., Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Gracie Allen Drive, N. Tower, Plaza Level Ed. Conf. Ctr. A, B, C, Los Angeles
- Thu., Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Temple Beth AM, 1039 S. La Cienega Blvd, Adelson 2nd Floor, Los Angeles
- Sun., Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Young Israel of Century City 9317 West Pico Blvd, Los Angeles (includes shots for children)
- Wed., Nov. 13 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church, 1008 11th Street, Santa Monica
- Thu., Nov. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at People Coordinated Services Multipurpose Senior Center, 5133 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles
- Sun., Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 88th Street Temple Church, 8825 S. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles.
- Tue., Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at West Hollywood Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood
- Thu., Nov. 21 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Pan Pacific Senior Activity Center, 141 S. Gardner St, Los Angeles
- Thu., Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1st Presbyterian Church, 1220 2nd Street, Santa Monica
- Sun., Dec. 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Second AME Church, 5500 S. Hoover, Los Angeles
visit www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/ip/flu/index.htm and www.cdc.gov/flu.
The City of Beverly Hills has produced a series of powerful public service announcements that offer valuable information on avoiding injury and illness in a number of scenarios including flu season, earthquakes, a heat wave and distracted driving.