Flu Vaccines 2019-2030 Season
- Flu injection for 6 months to 3 years: in stock
- Flu injection for 3 years and older: in stock.
Flumist nasal spray is recommended and available this year. Offered for 2 years and older: in stock.
Please call to schedule an appointment. We schedule them throughout the day and can often accommodate same day requests.
We are offering flu shots for parents with PPO and POS insurance.
HMO parents should contact their physician or plan for immunization options.
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Read why to get a flu vaccine HERE
Vaccines for Children Program
Children with Blue Cross through Children’s First Medical Group or Contra Costa Health Plan receive their shots through the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program.
VFC Flu Vaccines 2019-2020 Season
- Flu injection for 6 months and older: Expected in September-October
- Flu injection for 3 years and older: Limited supplies, more expected.
About Lisa M. Asta, MD
Lisa M. Asta, M.D. is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, for which she is also a Media Representative (she has been interviewed for “Kids Health” on Health Radio, and quoted in Parenting Magazine, USA Today, and the New York Times, among other publications). She is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California at San Francisco and past pediatric chair at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Asta is also a writer whose fiction has appeared in Inkwell, Philadelphia Stories, Schuylkill, and Zeniada. Her essays have appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Hippocrates, the San Jose Mercury News, and The New Physician Magazine. She is an occasional contributor to KQED public radio’s Perspectives series, and has written articles for Bay Area Parent, Valley Parent, Parents’ Press, and Parents Express, as well as online at WebMD.com, Rx.com, and MyLifePath.com. She wrote a chapter in The Field Guide to the Normal Newborn, ed. Gary Emmet, M.D. BabyCenter.com currently has two how-to videos for parents in production which feature Dr. Asta.
For more on Dr. Asta’s writing, visit www.LMAsta.com
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