Protect Against the Flu with a NO COST Flu Shot at All Six Central Coast Dignity Health Urgent Care Locations
CENTRAL COAST, CA – November 9, 2020 – Dignity Health’s Urgent Care Centers are committed to meeting the health care needs of our community. The flu virus remains one of the Top 10 leading causes of death each year in the US, and this is especially concerning during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Now more than ever, it is important to protect yourself, so starting November 9, all six Dignity Health Urgent Care locations are offering No Cost flu shots to adults 18-64 years of age. No appointment is needed but supplies are limited.
NO COST flu shots begin November 9 at these locations with no appointment needed. Hours for all locations are Monday-Friday 8:00am-6:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-3:00pm.
The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu. In addition to getting the flu vaccine here are some recommended safety precautions:
Avoid close contact with those who are sick and stay home if you are
Wear a mask when in public
Use your elbow to cover cough and sneezes
Wash hands thoroughly for 20-seconds and carry hand sanitizer with you to use frequently
Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth
Ensure you are maintaining a physical distance of 6ft in public spaces
If you experience symptoms such as fever, chills, cough, headache muscle and body aches, nausea, shortness of breath, sore throat~ Call your doctor.
About Pacific Coast Health Centers A service of Dignity Health, Pacific Central Coast Health Centers (PHC) is a non-profit Community clinic organization comprised of more than 40 health centers located primarily from Templeton to Oxnard. Our experienced physicians and advanced practice providers offer a wide range of primary and specialty care services. PHC is a part of Dignity Health Central Coast’s award-winning network of outstanding hospitals, urgent cares, imaging centers, laboratories, and post-acute services.
About Dignity Health Central Coast Dignity Health Central Coast is comprised of five award-winning hospitals, all recognized for their quality of care, safety and service, primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services, and comprehensive home health services. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region are supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community’s access to health care. For more information, visit dignityhealth.org/centralcoast.