Due to the move, the immunization and STD clinics will be closed for two weeks, with the services reopening on October 15th.
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The City of Lubbock Health Department will be offering childhood immunizations next week.
The City of Lubbock Health Department confirmed the case this afternoon as a female over the age of 50. She did not travel outside Lubbock County in the two weeks prior to the onset of the illness.
Since Monday of this week, four new cases have been confirmed in the city of Lubbock with all cases occurring in persons over the age of 50 years.
Influenza vaccines are available from the city of Lubbock. Cost per vaccine is $20.
A 70 year-old man has contracted this year's first case of West Nile Virus in Lubbock County
The City of Lubbock will be offering childhood immunizations Tuesday at South Plains Mall from 10am to 4pm between JC Penny and The Pretzel Maker.
Enteric diseases are most commonly spread person-to-person through the unwashed hands of an infected person, and can happen through direct contact or by contaminated food or drink.
District 1 Lubbock City Councilman Victor Hernandez has announced he will continue to push the city toward creating a joint City of Lubbock/ Lubbock County Health Department.
“There is nothing to be gained by the formation or creation of a City-County Health Department,” Dr. Steve Presley said.