Flu vaccines for 2020-2021 season have arrived.
We have influenza injections as well as the nasal influenza spray (Flumist).
We recommend getting the flu vaccine here so that we can review your child’s health record and update them on other medically necessary vaccines and screenings.
Healthy PARENTS and Guardians with PPO and POS insurance may also get their flu shot here.
For patients with Anthem Children’s First Medical Group and Contra Costa Health Plan, our Vaccines for Children (VFC) flu vaccines are in stock.
Please call +1-925-939-7334 to schedule an appointment, although we can often accommodate same-day requests!
Complete the questionnaire sheets online this year please:
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