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Yuma County Health Department has 2022-2023 seasonal Influenza vaccine available

YUMA, Arizona. – The 2022-2023 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine will be available at the Yuma County Public Health Services District, 2200 W. 28th Street, Yuma, Az., starting September 6th. Seasonal flu vaccinations are available for all individuals 6 months of age and older. The cost is $25.00 for adults and $10.00 for individuals 18 years and younger. Medicare Part B, AHCCCS and Private Insurance are accepted upon presentation of card.

The 2022-2023 influenza vaccine that Yuma County Public Health Services District is offering is made to protect against the following four viruses:

• an A/Victoria/2570/2019 (H1N1) pdm09-like virus;
• an A/Darwin/9/2021 (H3N2)-like virus (updated);
• a B/Austria/1359417/2021-like virus (B/Victoria lineage) (updated);
• a B/Phuket/3073/2013-like virus (B/Yamagata lineage)

The hours which vaccine will be available are as follows:

Monday – Thursday
By appointment only
(928) 317-4559
Health Department
2200 W. 28th Street
Yuma, AZ 85364

Here are some quick links with data for common questions related to flu season:

2022-2023 Flu Information from CDC including recommendations, prevention and treatment:
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/season/faq-flu-season-2022-2023.htm

Flu activity in Arizona can be monitored at:
http://www.azdhs.gov/preparedness/epidemiology-disease-control/flu/index.php#surveillance-home

For additional information, please contact the Immunization Department: (928) 317-4559 or visit our website at:
www.yumacountyaz.gov/flu