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Flu Information

Influenza (Flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year. 

The flu vaccine will protect against the influenza viruses that research indicates will be most common during the season. This season, our clinic will be providing the seasonal trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine(IIV). This flu vaccine includes:   
  • influenza A California/7/2009(H1N1)
  • influenza A Switzerland/9715293/2013(H3N2)
  • influenza B Phuket/3073/2013
Flu vaccines are available 10/01/2015 - 03/30/2016 at The Adult Immunization & Travel Clinic. 

Free 2015 - 2016 Flu Vaccines

The Santa Clara County Health Department will offer free flu vaccines for adults 18 years and older at the following dates and locations: 
  1. Vietnamese Senior Health Fair~Evergreen Library
    2635 Aborn Rd., San Jose, CA 95121​
    October 6, 2015 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
  2. Open Air Health Fair~San Jose Flea Market
    1590 Berryessa Rd., San Jose, CA 95133
    October 10, 2015 from 11:00am to 4:00pm
  3. Day on the Bay~Alviso Marina County Park
    1195 Hope St., Alviso, CA 95002
    October 11, 2015 from 10:00am to 3:00pm
  4. Vietnamese Senior Health Fair~Tully Library
    880 Tully Rd., San Jose, CA 95111​
    October 13, 2015 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
  5. Mayfair Community Center
    2039 Kammerer Ave., San Jose, CA 95116​
    October 15, 2015 from 8:30am to 11:00am
  6. St. Mary Parish Health Fair-Gilroy
    11 1st St., Gilroy, CA 95020​
    October 18, 2015 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
  7. Willow Glen Community Center
    2175 Lincoln Ave. RM #3, San Jose, CA 95125
    October 20, 2015 from 9:00am to 11:00am
  8. Almaden Community Center
    6445 Camden Ave., San Jose, CA 95120​
    October 22, 2015 from 9:30am to 11:30am
  9. Sacred Heart
    1381 S. First St., San Jose, CA 95110
    November 6, 2015 from 9:00am to 11:30am
    November 13, 2015 from 9:00am to 11:30am 
  10. Santa Clara Senior Center
    1303 Fremont St., San Jose, CA 95050​ 
    November 10, 2015 from 1:30pm to 4:00pm

We do not provide flu vaccine for pregnant women or anyone under 18 years of age. If you have health insurance, please visit your regular health care provider. For other flu vaccination locations, please use the HealthMap Vaccine Finder.

UPDATES: Flu Activity in Santa Clara County  


Travel/Adult Immunization Clinic
976 Lenzen Avenue, Suite 1100
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 792-5200

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