The Merced County Department of Public Health is changing clinic service hours for public health clinics in Merced and Los Banos.
While the department is conducting the flu vaccination clinics, regular clinic services such as family planning, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, non-flu related immunizations, HIV counseling and testing, and tuberculosis testing will be limited to Mondays from 1 to 7 p.m. at the Merced County Health Department Building, 260 E. 15th St. and from 8 a.m. to noon at the County Healthy Department - Los Banos, 415 F St. in Los Banos.
The days and hours for the flu vaccination clinics are Tuesdays from 1 to 5 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Merced and Wednesdays from 2 to 6 p.m. in Los Banos.
For more information on the H1N1 flu shots and special pandemic flu clinics, call (209) 381-1180 for information in English and (209) 381-1181 for information in Spanish. For specific health related questions on vaccines, call (209) 381-1020. Information on seasonal and pandemic H1N1 flu is also available on the county’s flu website at www.co.merced.ca.us/flu.