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October Patient Newsletter

Why Should I Get the Flu Shot?

Influenza (the flu) can cause serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and the flu can affect people differently. An annual flu shot is the best way to help protect against the flu because:

  • It’s easy.
  • It’s the right thing to do for you and your family.
  • The flu shot is safe.
  • It works and you can’t afford to ignore your health.

When Should I Get the Flu Shot? 

You should get the flu shot NOW. The symptoms for COVID-19 and the flu are very similar. With COVID-19 spreading at the same time as the flu, it is important to lower the possible impacts on your respiratory system!

Will the Flu Shot Protect Me from COVID-19?

No, the flu shot will not help you avoid infection from COVID-19 because they are different viruses. But it will help you avoid being infected with both at the same time, which could be devastating!

Flu Shot Locations

We offer the flu shot at all of our locations!

Shasta Community Health Center                                  
1035 Placer Street, Redding, CA 96001 
(530) 246-5710 

Anderson Family & Dental Center 
2965 East Street, Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 378-0486

Shasta Lake City Family Health & Dental Center 
4215 Front Street, Shasta Lake, CA 96019
(530) 276-9168

Primary Care Neuropsychiatry & Specialty
980 Placer Street, Redding, CA 96001
(530) 246-5916

Enterprise Family Health & Vision Center 
3270 Churn Creek Road, Redding, CA 96002 
(530) 229-5000 

Shasta Community Maternity Center
1900 Railroad Avenue, Redding, CA 96001
(530) 225-7480

DRIVE THRU Flu Shot Clinic

Shasta County Public Health 
2650 Breslauer Way, Redding
Saturday, October 10th 
9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Standard flu shots are FREE for everyone. 

Free flu shots are also available at the Shasta County Public Health Clinic. 
Call 530-225-5591 to make an appointment. 

You can also get the flu shot at *local pharmacies: 

Safeway 
2275 Pine Street, Redding, CA 96001
(530) 247-3040

Raley’s Pharmacy
201 Lake Blvd., Redding, CA 96003
(530) 246-3511

Walmart Redding 
1515 Dana Drive, Redding, CA 96003
(530) 221-3166

Walmart Anderson 
5000 Rhonda Road, Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 378-1680

*This is not a complete list of all the pharmacies in the area, go to fightflutogether.org for more locations.

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