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Health Officials Continue To Push Importance Of Flu Vaccinations

Calaveras, CA– Local health officials are still pushing the importance of flu vaccinations in the Mother Lode.

Officials say late October is the time for those over 60-year-old, pregnant, children ages six months to five years, people who care for the elderly or have young children, and those suffering from a chronic disease, who should be first in line to get the shot. There will be several locations available in Calaveras County for those who wish to receive the vaccination.

10/21/06 Saturday 10am-2pm Bret Harte High School 323 S. Main Street, Angels Camp

11/6/06 Monday 9am-12pm Cal Works Building, Sequoia Room 509 East St. Charles Street, San Andreas

11/7/06 Tuesday 11am-2pm Copperopolis Armory Building 695 Main Street, Copperopolis

11/13/06 Monday 11am-2pm West Point Veterans Hall Highway 26, West Point

11/16/06 Thursday 10am-1pm Good Samaritan Church 4684 Baldwin Street, Valley Springs

11/20/06 Monday 11am-2pm Chapel In The Pines Church 2286 Cedar Lane, Arnold

12/4/06 Monday 1pm- 4pm Cal Works Building, Sequoia Room 509 East St. Charles Street, San Andreas

Tuolumne County Health Officer Todd Stolp says in November, all others, especially those over the age of 50 should receive a flu vaccination. Flue vaccinations can also be given through a local health care provider or the health department. For more information go to www.co.calaveras.ca.us.

Written by Alisha.cruz