The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services encourages everyone six months and older to receive a flu vaccine every year. The department will offer free flu vaccinations from 9 a.m. to noon at various Long Beach locations:
• Nov. 9 at El Dorado Park Teen Center, 2800 Studebaker Rd.
• Nov. 12 at Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave.
• Nov. 14 at Ramona Park, 3301 E. 65th St.
Appointments also will be accepted at the Health Department’s Main Health Facility, 2525 Grand Ave., Long Beach. Call 570-4315 to make an appointment. Adults with Medicare Part B are encouraged to bring their insurance card with them.