Free and low-cost flu clinics around Kern County, Dignity Health drive-thru clinics canceled
List of all scheduled flu clinics
6:30 PM, Oct 3, 2018
3:50 PM, Oct 5, 2018
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Kern County Public Health Services (KCPHS) is urging residents to get their flu vaccinations. "Tragically, last flu season we lost two of our community members due to influenza," said Matt Constantine, Director of KCPHS. According to the CDC, it takes around two weeks for antibodies to develop and protect.
There are a variety of low-cost and free flu shot locations throughout Kern County:
Free Drive-thru Flu shots for adults 18 and older. It starts at 7 a.m. until doses are gone.
Bakersfield, Adventist Health, 29th Street and Chester Ave (Enter from K Street to 29th)
October 13, 2018, starting at 7 a.m.
Dignity Health Mercy & Memorial Hospitals
According to Dignity Health, the remaining drive-thru flu clinics have been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.
Kern County Public Health Services
Bakersfield, Routine Public Health Clinic- 1800 Mt. Vernon Ave. Bakersfield, CA
Public Health Services Building Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. either by appointment or walk-in.
$9 per shot
Seasonal Flu Clinics - Outlying Areas
All locations listed here are said to cost $9.00 per flu shot.
Rosamond: Rosamond Library, 3611 Rosamond Blvd
October 9 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Pine Mountain Club, 2524 Beechwood Way
October 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Arvin: Arvin Library, 201 Campus Drive
October 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Lake Isabella, 7050 Lake Isabella Blvd, Suite 144
October 17 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Ridgecrest, 400 N. China Lake Blvd
October 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Taft: Public Health Office, 915 N 10th Street
October 25 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Delano: Public Health Office, 455 Lexington Street
Every Wednesday beginning October 3 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Shafter: Public Health Office, 329 Central Valley Hwy
Every Wednesday beginning October 3 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
No Charge Clinics:
Kern County Fairgrounds Swap Meet, 11423 S P Street