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Free Flu Shots Offered at Centers for Family Health and Low Cost Vaccinations at Ojai Valley Community Hospital

Ojai California, 09/30/2010

Community Memorial Health System is offering free season flu shots to qualifying persons at its nine Centers for Family Health offices this fall as well as holding a low-cost flu vaccination clinic at Ojai Valley Community Hospital on Saturday, Oct. 23.

The free vaccinations, co-sponsored by the Ventura County Public Health Department, are for the seasonal flu and will incorporate the H1N1 (swine flu) vaccination. The vaccinations are available to those most vulnerable to catching the flu. They include:

  1. People over 60 years old (Ojai’s clinic is for adults over 18);
  2. People with chronic medical conditions;
  3. Pregnant women;
  4. Healthcare personnel who provide direct patient care;
  5. Children 6 months to 5 years old (need two visit);
  6. Caregivers of children under 6 months old.

At the Centers for Family Health offices located throughout Western Ventura County, no appointments is necessary for the flu clinic. For questions call 805/585-3090. Dates, times and locations for the free flu shots are Saturday’s:

October 2 - 120 N. Ashwood Ave., Ventura
October 9 - 138 W. Main St. #E, Ventura and 2921 S. Saviers Rd., Oxnard.
October 16 - 655 N. Ventura Ave., Oak View
November 6 - 422-A & B Arneill Rd., Camarillo
November 20 - 3641 W. 5th St., Oxnard
December 4 - 2361 E. Vineyard Ave., Oxnard

At Ojai Valley Community Hospital no appointment is necessary for the flu clinic for adults 18 years and older. For questions call 805/646-1401. The clinic will be held on Saturday, October 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $2 per person but free to Medicare B beneficiaries. OVCH is located at 1306 Maricopa Highway. Call 646-1401 for more information.

Community Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and nine family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health.  The health system is located in Ventura County, California.