With the flu season approaching, the Salt Lake City-County Health Department is urging people to get flu shots from their private physicians or one of the Salt Lake City-County Health Department's immunization clinics.
People at high risk of developing complications from influenza are those age 65 and older, and those suffering from lung and heart disease, diabetes or other chronic diseases.Charge at the clinics is $4 for the influenza immunization and $7 for the pneumococcal vaccine. Anyone who wishes to receive the vaccines can do so beginning Sept. 19. The vaccinations can be obtained at:
-Salt Lake City Center, 610 S. Second East, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays.
-Kearns Southwest Medical Center, 5255 S. 4015 West, Suite 100, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays; 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays.
-21st South Center, 2001 S. State, Suite S2400, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays.
-Copperview Multipurpose Center, 8446 S. 340 West, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.
-39th S. Center, 3891 S. West Temple, 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays; 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays.
-Magna Senior Citizen Center, 8962 W. 27th South, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 21 and Oct. 19.