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Get Your Flu Shot at the Health Division Kick-off Event - Appointments are Still Available

Public Date: 10/6/2010 12:00 AM
Contact: Kathy Forzley, Manager/Health Officer
Phone Number: 248-858-1410

​Pontiac, Michigan -- Oakland County Health Division will offer flu shots for $11 each at a kick-off event this Saturday, October 9, 2010, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the following Health Division offices:

North Oakland Health Center
1200 N. Telegraph Road, Building 34 East, Pontiac

South Oakland Health Center 
27725 Greenfield Road, Southfield

Flu shots will also be available at the Health Division offices in Pontiac, Southfield, and Walled Lake beginning Monday, October 11, 2010. Hours are noon – 8:00 p.m. Monday, and 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.

"This year the vaccine is a 3-in-1 shot that gives triple defense against three strains of flu virus including H1N1, H3N2, and influenza B," said Oakland County Health Division Manager and Health Officer Kathy Forzley. "Don’t let your guard down, make your appointment now to protect yourself from the flu."

Appointments are still available, pre-register now. Pre-registration is encouraged at www.oakgov.com/health or by calling 248-858-7350 for North Oakland, 248-424-7120 for South Oakland, and 248-926-3302 for West Oakland. The registration system will allow clients to select the clinic location, date and time of their appointment and will also provide a consent form that must be taken to the clinic where they pre-enrolled. Walk-in clients will be accepted based on availability of appointment times. 

Online payment options include Visa, Mastercard, Medicare and/or Medicaid.  Cash, Medicare and/or Medicaid are the only available payment options for walk-in clients who do not pre-register online.

For more information, please visit www.oakgov.com/health or call the Health Division's Flu Shot Hotline at 800-434-3358. Nurse on Call is also available to answer questions, please call 800-848-5533.

MEDIA INQUIRES ONLY:  Kathy Forzley, Manager/Health Officer, 248-858-1410 or Suzanne Weinert, Public Health Educator, 248-452-9174, weinerts@oakgov.com