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Adventist Health offers free childhood immunizations throughout January

Adventist Health Bakersfield will be offering free childhood immunizations against vaccine-preventable diseases at the following dates and sites this month:

  • Wednesday, Jan. 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Albertson’s, 1520 Brundage Ln., Bakersfield
  • Monday, Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Greenfield Family Resource Center, 5400 Monitor Street, Bakersfield
  • Wednesday, Jan. 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kern County Dept. of Human Services, 100 E. California Ave., Bakersfield
  • Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at La Hacienda Market, 315 James St., Shafter
  • Wednesday, Jan. 20 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Adventist Health Bakersfield, 2800 Chester Ave., Bakersfield
  • Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at New Life Church 4201 Stine Road, Bakersfield
  • Thursday, Jan. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Vallarta Market, 600 Bear Mountain Blvd., Arvin

Vaccines are free to children under age 18 without insurance, those who are enrolled in Medi-Cal or who are American Indian or Native Alaskan. Those over age 5 need an appointment. Clinics close for lunch between 11:30 a.m. and noon. Hemoglobin test is also available to children, expectant and postpartum mothers, though a WIC, school or doctor's referral is required.

You may call 869-6740 for additional instructions.