Who Needs a Flu Shot? You Do, and so Does Your Family

It’s flu season, and flu vaccine is recommended for everyone ages 6 months and older. Visit your health care provider or one of the many retail locations that offer the vaccine, including drug stores and grocery stores. Shasta County Public… Continue Reading

Health Director: Include Tdap Vaccine in Back-to-School Preparations

As the new school year approaches, some may feel overwhelmed with gathering up school supplies, shopping for school clothes and perhaps wrapping up that final vacation of summer. Most of us have no desire to add one more thing to… Continue Reading

Public Health Tdap Clinics Open By Appointment

Students entering 7th through 12th grade this fall who have not yet had a Tdap booster shot may receive the shot at Public Health’s upcoming appointment-only clinics.

AB354 is a new law requiring all students entering 7th through 12th grade to have this booster shot before school enrollment in fall of 2011.

To help parents comply with this requirement, Shasta County Public Health … Continue Reading


School Clinics Aim to Make Tdap Vaccination Easier

To help parents comply with a new law, Shasta County Public Health is partnering with the Shasta County Office of Education and local high schools to offer eight clinics at Shasta County schools to give booster shots to protect against whooping cough. The first is Tuesday.

AB 354 requires all children entering 7th through 12th grade to … Continue Reading