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TULSA, OK -- The Tulsa Health Department will begin offering free seasonal flu vaccinations beginning on Thursday.  

In a news release, the Tulsa Health Department says it provides approximately 35,000 doses of seasonal flu vaccine free of charge each year.  

People who should get the seasonal vaccine each year are:

  • Children aged 6 months up to their 19th birthday
  • Pregnant women
  • People 50 years of age and older
  • People of any age with certain chronic medical conditions
  • People who live in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities
  • People who live with or care for those at high risk for complications from flu, including:
  • Health care workers
  • Household contacts of persons at high risk for complications from the flu
  • Household contacts and out of home caregivers of children less than 6 months of age (these children are too young to be vaccinated)

Beginning Thursday, the Tulsa Health Department will offer the shots at the following locations on a walk-in basis: 

Expo Square Health Center
4616 E. 15th Street, Tulsa, OK
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Friday

James O. Goodwin Health Center
5051 S. 129th E. Avenue, Tulsa, OK
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Friday

Central Regional Health Center
315 S. Utica, Tulsa, OK
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Friday

North Regional Health Center
5424 N. Madison Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74126
Call (918) 591-6006 for hours

Bixby Community Health Center
8120 E. 126th Street
Bixby, OK 74008 
Call (918) 369-3155 for hours

Collinsville Community Health Center
1201 W. Center
Collinsville, OK 74021-3111
Call (918) 596-8650 for hours

Sand Springs Health Center
306 E. Broadway
Sand Springs, OK   74063-7911
Call (918) 591-6100 for hours

For more information visit www.tulsa-health.org or call the flu information line at 918-595-4500.