CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA — As of Thursday, Contra Costa County will offer free flu shots to residents who are getting tested at a COVID-19 testing site.
The county will also conduct seven vaccination clinics in October, bringing free flu shots to Richmond, Concord, Antioch, San Ramon and Brentwood.
All can come regardless of insurance coverage or immigration status — and flu shots are not included in public charge assessments. people do not need appointments, an ID or social security number, but they must wear masks and be at least six months old.
Getting a flu shot has never been more important, Contra Costa Health Services said Wednesday in a news release.
“We want to make it as easy as possible for people to get their flu shots this year,” said Dr. Chris Farnitano, Contra Costa County’s health officer, in the news release. “Offering [the] flu vaccine at COVID testing