It's Not Too Late To Get Your FREE 2013-2014 Flu Shot!
The Allentown Health Bureau can help!
The best way to protect against influenza (flu) is to get a flu vaccine every flu season. Flu is a contagious respiratory disease that can lead to serious complications, hospitalization, or even death. Anyone can get the flu, and getting a flu vaccine is the single best way to protect yourself and your family. Even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and spread it to friends and loved ones.
The Allentown Health Bureau is scheduling flu vaccination appointments.
Call the Allentown Health Bureau at 610-437-7760 for available days and times to get your FREE flu vaccination.
Who is eligible?
• Individuals 6 months of age & older are encouraged to get a yearly flu vaccine.
• There are no residency requirements to receive the free flu vaccine and we DO vaccinate pregnant women.
• We currently have flu mist available for individuals who are 2 - 18 years of age and AND do not have asthma.
(NOTE: Anyone currently running a fever should not get vaccinated. Anyone with an egg allergy should go to their doctor.)
How much will it cost?
Free - We are not charging individuals who receive the flu vaccine.
What should I wear?
It is recommended that you wear a short-sleeved shirt when you come for your flu shot.
The 2013-14 flu vaccine is available thanks to a partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Health and a generous donation from Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN).