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Acute Communicable Disease Control


Contact Information
County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Acute Communicable Disease Control
313 N. Figueroa Street, Room 212
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 240-7941
Fax: (213) 482-4856
E-Mail:acdc2@ph.lacounty.gov
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Acute Communicable Disease Control
Vaccination Information

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health provides free flu vaccine to the public. To find a clinic near you check our flu site again upon flu season. In addition,  retail clinics will offer the flu shot for a small fee. To find these clinics, visit www.flushotla.com.

  • Information to Providers Regarding Influenza Vaccine for 2010-2011 Season (New 6-14-10)
  • Seasonal Flu Clinics

  • Who Should Get Vaccinated
    • ALL PERSONS, including school aged children, who want to reduce risk of becoming ill or transmitting influenza to others should be vaccinated
      • Children aged 6 months to 8 years should receive 2 doses if not previously vaccinated
      • If children aged 6 months to 8 years received only one dose in their first year of vaccination, they should receive 2 doses the following year
    • People at high risk for complications from the flu, including:
      • Children aged 6 months until their 5th birthday,
      • Pregnant women,
      • People 50 years of age and older, and
      • People of any age with certain chronic medical conditions;
      • People who live in nursing homes and other long term care facilities.
    • People who live with or care for those at high risk for complications from flu, including:
      • Household contacts of persons at high risk for complications from the flu (see above)
      • Household contacts and out of home caregivers of children less than 6 months of age (these children are too young to be vaccinated)
      • Healthcare workers.
    • Vaccine Questions and Answers(http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/flushot.htm)
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