By Bay City News Service
The San Mateo County Health System is holding at least a dozen free H1N1 flu vaccination clinics this month for residents more than six months old.
The clinics have been scheduled in Pacifica, San Mateo, La Honda, Pescadero, Daly City and Half Moon Bay. Additional clinics in February or later are possible.
Pregnant women, children, young adults under 24 and people with chronic medical conditions have a higher risk of infection and complications from the flu, and are encouraged to receive a vaccine.
The upcoming clinics will be held Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in room 100 at the San Mateo Health System, 225 37th Ave. in San Mateo; Thursday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the La Honda Post Office at 8865 La Honda Road in La Honda; and Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Pescadero Community Church at Stage and North streets in Pescadero.
Saturday clinics will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at both the Serramonte High School cafeteria at 699 Serramonte Blvd. in Daly City and the Ted Adcock Community Center at 535 Kelly Ave. in Half Moon Bay.
For more information, visit www.smhealth.org/flu.