Flu season is around the corner. That means a rising number of people may need medical care in the months ahead, above and beyond the challenge of COVID-19.

This risks opening the door to a worst-case scenario –– what some are calling a “twindemic” –– that sees our hospitals, community, and economy overwhelmed by cases of both covid and the flu. Nobody wants that to happen and everyone can help prevent it –– by getting a flu vaccine.

The City of Los Angeles is partnering with USC’s School of Pharmacy to kick off a pilot program to offer free flu vaccinations at various locations across the city. As the initiative develops, this website will be updated with more locations.

Each site will apply the necessary precautions to protect all staff and patients. These include strict masking requirements, additional disinfecting between vaccinations, physical distancing, and other measures to maintain health and safety. USC Pharmacy teams will also be screening to ensure you can safely receive the flu vaccine.

 

L.A. City sites:

Tuesday, October 20 - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Walk-up)

Roscoe Blvd and Van Nuys Blvd.

8333 Van Nuys Blvd.,

Panorama City, CA 91402

You can register here or onsite. 

 

Wednesday, October 21 - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Walk-up) 

Roscoe Blvd and Van Nuys Blvd.

8333 Van Nuys Blvd.,

Panorama City, CA 91402

You can register here or onsite.   

 

Saturday, October 24 - 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Drive-up*)

Hansen Dam Recreational Center 

11798 Foothill Blvd.,

Lake View Terrace, CA 91342

*Free parking will be available

 

L.A. Care sites:

Saturday, October 17 - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

L.A. Care and Blue Shield Drive-thru Free Flu Shot Clinic

Exposition Park

700 Exposition Park Dr.,

Los Angeles, CA 90037

Click here for more information

 

Flu vaccines are also widely available across Los Angeles this fall, outside of City-run sites.

For more information on the flu, please visit the County of Los Angeles Public Health Flu Season website.