News Release

Oct. 14, 2009
Contact:  Whitney Seven
seven@uoregon.edu

The Clorox Company Will Provide 1,500 Free Flu Vaccinations to South Central Families

Los Angeles, Calif. —The South Central Family Health Center (SCFHC) in Los
Angeles will host a free flu clinic on Wednesday, Oct. 21 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., to
help prevent the seasonal flu.

“Flu shots greatly reduce the instance of illness, and can prevent people from missing
work and losing their jobs,” said Dr. Felix Alguilar, the center’s chief medical officer.

The Clorox Company will provide 1,500 seasonal flu vaccines to children and adults in
the South Central community as part of its national effort, Pon el Virus de la Gripe Fuera
de Acción (take the flu virus out of action).

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that all children between 6
months and 18 years of age and their caregivers be vaccinated for the seasonal flu as well
as the H1N1 virus when the vaccine becomes available.
Dra. Aliza Lifshitz, a nationally recognized health expert and internist at Cedars-Sinai
Medical Center, will answer questions and provide medical advice to families.

The South Central Family Health Center is located at 4425 South Central Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.

Children’s entertainment—face painters, balloon makers and coloring stations—will be
provided to make the clinic an event for the entire family.

The SCFHC, a non-profit clinic, has more than 80 staff members, including 10 doctors
and two nurses.  It provides high-quality, comprehensive health care services to its
community members, who have historically been underserved and uninsured.

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