General Information

Contact Dept

  • Phone:
    (559) 600-3200
  • Address:
    1221 Fulton Mall
    Fresno, CA 93721
  • Email Department

Seasonal Influenza

Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Certain age groups are at higher risk for serious flu complications such as the elderly, young children, and those who are pregnant, obese, immune-compromised, and those who have diabetes, chronic lung and heart disease, or other chronic diseases.


Fresno County Department of Public Health, Flu
information will be available in September, 2016

More information on the 2016 - 2017 Flu Season is available


Who Should Get a Seasonal Flu Vaccine?  izformain.png

  • All people age 6 months and older   
  • People at high risk for severe flu complications  
  • Women who will be pregnant during the influenza season
  • Anyone who takes care of infants under 6 months of age
  • Persons aged 50 years or older
  • Persons of any age with certain chronic medical conditions
  • Residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities
  • Anyone who lives with or cares for people at high risk for flu-related complications.
    This includes household contacts
  • Healthcare personnel
  • Anyone who wants to protect themselves and others
  • If your child is between 6 months and 8 years of age (up to their 9th birthday), and this is their
    FIRST flu shot, it is strongly recommended to receive 2 shots (four weeks apart).

Tips on how to prevent the flu:     Englishpdf.gif     Españolpdf.gif     Hmoobpdf.gif

Department of Public Health Videos:     English     Español     Hmoob


Location: 1221 Fulton Mall, Fresno, CA 93721      Telephone: (559) 600-3550

Clinic for Vaccinations (Shots) is Open: 

Monday and Wednesday - by walk-in only
from 8:00am to 11:30am and 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday - by appointment only
from 8:00am to 11:30am and 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Thursday - travel vaccines given only by appointment

(Closed from 12:00pm - 1:00pm)

Fresno County Department of Public Health Immunization Program utilizes the California Immunization Registry known as CAIR.  For more information on CAIR visit California Immunization Registry