Long Beach health officials today confirmed the city's first flu-related death of a patient under 65 years old this season and highlighted the need for people to get vaccinated.
The California State Senate approved Senator Tony Mendoza’s (D-Artesia) bill to require day care workers to be vaccinated with a vote of 34 to three, Mendoza’s office announced today. The State Assembly will next consider the bill.
The Long Beach Health Department confirmed Long Beach's first influenza case, ushering in an early flu season. With assistance from the American Red Cross, the Health Department's 2013 Annual Flu Clinics begin Oct. 10, providing free vaccinations.