Free flu shots offered in San Marcos

Flu Season

On Thursday, Nov. 13, the County of San Diego will be hosting a free flu shot clinic in San Marcos from 11 am to 4 pm at the City’s Community Services Main Hall, 3 Civic Center Drive.

The flu clinic will also have shots available for children six months and older and pregnant women. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends influenza “flu” immunizations for all individuals six months of age or older. Vaccinating those who care for infants younger than six months protects not only those individuals, but these young infants as well.

In addition to obtaining the vaccine, residents can take simple, everyday steps that prevent the spread of germs causing respiratory illnesses. San Diego County Health and Human Services recommends washing hands often with soap and water; avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth; trying to avoid close contact will individuals who are ill; and cleaning your workspace routinely.

Flu season in the U.S. typically occurs between December and May of each year.

For more information about seasonal flu, please visit www.cdc.gov/flu.

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  • A Florida woman says her daughter became paralyzed after getting a routine flu shot.

    Carla Grivna says her child was happy and healthy until getting the flu shot just before the Thanksgiving Day holiday last year. Three days later, however, her daughter Marysue could not move or talk, Grivna said. The child is now a bedridden 10-year-old diagnosed with a rare viral infection of the brain called Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis, or ADEM. Carla Grivna believes what happened is directly tied to the flu shot.http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/11/02/mom-blames-daughter-paralysis-on-flu-shot/?intcmp=latestnews

    Go to H^^% hospital admin if you are this STUPID you need to remove yourself right NOW from your positions. Get the F out of nursing you cowards!

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