Mesa County Health Department will
hold two adult flu immunization clinics in October – Oct. 17 and 25 from 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m. each day at 510 29 ½ Road in Room 1060.
Flu season typically begins in October
and runs through March with a majority of flu illnesses occurring between
December and February. Last year, we had a relatively mild flu season, but each
flu season is different. Getting immunized reduces your risk of catching the
After the vaccination, it
takes approximately two weeks for the body to develop an immune response.
That’s why Mesa County Health Department recommends residents get immunized
Be sure to bring your
insurance card for faster service. Those without insurance are still eligible
to receive immunizations. Cost will not be a barrier.
Health Department staff is
administering several on-site immunization clinics for businesses this season
as well. Check with your employer to find out if your place of work is hosting
a clinic.

If your child needs to be
immunized, call the Mesa County Health Department at 248-6900 to make an
appointment or contact your health care provider.