Free Flu Vaccine Clinics Offered

first_img Top of the News Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Subscribe First Heatwave Expected Next Week Fight the flu by getting a free vaccine offered by the Public Health Department through Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. The vaccine will be provided at various Pasadena locations, listed below, on a first-come, first-served basis.The free vaccine will be available to everyone ages 6 months and older at no cost, while supplies last. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Be sure to wear short sleeves.For more details on the clinics, call (626) 744-6000 or visit www.cityofpasadena.net/publichealth.Tuesday, Oct. 28, 201410 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Jackie Robinson Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.Wednesday, Nov. 5, 201410 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St.Pre-registration required. Call (626) 795-4331.Tuesday, Nov. 11, 201410 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Allendale Branch Library, 1130 S. Marengo Ave.Tuesday, Nov. 18, 201410 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Santa Catalina Branch Library, 999 E. Washington Blvd.Tuesday, November 25, 201410 a.m. – 12 p.m. at La Pintoresca Branch Library, 1355 N. Raymond Ave.Different types of flu viruses can spread through the community during flu season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone ages 6 months and older get the flu vaccine annually to protect against the most common types of flu viruses. Even healthy children and adults can get very sick from the flu.High-risk groups susceptible to severe flu complications include seniors ages 65 and older, pregnant women and people with chronic medical conditions such as asthma, chronic lung disease and diabetes.For more than 120 years, Pasadena’s Public Health Department has worked to promote and protect the health of the greater Pasadena area. Promote. Protect. Live Well. Visit the Department online at www.cityofpasadena.net/publichealth.Stay connected to the City of Pasadena! Visit us online at www.cityofpasadena.net; follow the city on Twitter @PasadenaGov, www.twitter.com/pasadenagov, and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofpasadena. Or call the Citizen Service Center, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at (626) 744-7311. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena More Cool Stuff Make a comment Herbeauty15 Beauty Secrets Only Indian Women KnowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Female Celebs Women Love But Men Find UnattractiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Special Beauty Tips That Make Indian Women So BeautifulHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 things only girls who live life to the maximum understandHerbeautyHerbeautycenter_img latest #1 Free Flu Vaccine Clinics Offered Through November 25, 2014 Published on Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 3:02 pm Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Business News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  5 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDSlast_img read more

Public Health Ministry hosts health fair for GPF

first_imgMembers of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) benefited from a health outreach hosted by the Public Health Ministry on Wednesday. The event, which was held at the Guyana Police Officers Training Centre, saw a huge turnout from the ranks.A policeman being advised on balanced nutritionServices such as blood testing, dental checkups, vaccination, BMI tests, nutritional advice, mental counselling, and HIV testing were conducted by the Public Health Ministry personnel.According to Police Welfare Officer Jewel Sullivan, the initiative is a vital one for the ranks’ well-being.“The health and well-being are of the utmost importance to the administration of the Guyana Police Force and so today we saw it fit to have this health fair for our ranks and their immediate relatives.”This rank donates blood during the health outreachThe medical fair forms part of the Ministry’s focus to ensure all Guyanese have access to quality health care. Also, it is part of the Ministry’s health promotion strategy to advertise and promote health services on all fronts by collaborating with other Ministries, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and private bodies to host health fairs throughout Guyana.last_img read more

We Own The Sky

first_imgWe continue our series of superb videos from Captain David Rodrigo, who flies with Avianca Brazil, that take you into the cockpit of an Airbus A320 as never before. The videos are shot using a Go Pro Hero3. In this video you will see stunning thunderstorms lit up be the setting sun, the mighty Amazon River and aircraft flashing by. You will see landing and take-offs from the cockpit from a number of South American cities. To see more videos by Captain Rodrigo go here: http://www.youtube.com/user/rodrigodavi?feature=watchlast_img

MOL Steps Further into Subsea Support Vessel Business

first_imgzoomImage Courtesy: MOL Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is moving further into the subsea support vessel business as it decided to buy a stake in Norwegian AKOFS Offshore AS.As informed, MOL and Mitsui & Co have entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire shares in AKOFS Offshore AS, which is owned by Aker Group’s Akastor ASA.“After in-kind contribution of the company of owner and leasing the subsea support vessel, Skandi Santos, which MOL, Mitsui & Co., and AKOFS are jointly operating since November 2016, MOL’s acquisition amount will be about JPY 8 billion,” the company said.The move will enable MOL to become more involved in the operation and ship management of subsea support vessels, as explained by the company.AKOFS currently operates three subsea support vessels. Two of them, including the Skandi Santos, are chartered to the Brazilian state oil company Petróleo Brasileiro, while another is planned to be chartered by Equinor Energy AS.MOL said it anticipates stable demand and earnings in the subsea field and plans to get involved in every phase of subsea support vessel operations, from research of sea bed petroleum and gas fields to construction, maintenance, repair work, and removal, as the company strives to expand the business.Additionally, MOL, Mitsui & Co., Akastor and Aker have agreed to seek new opportunities to expand their collaboration based on a long-term perspective.last_img read more

Containerships CEO Steps Down

first_imgKari-Pekka Laaksonen, the Chief Executive Officer of boxship operator Containerships, has announced his decision to resign from the position.The company’s board of directors is to meet on March 29 to find a successor for Laaksonen.Laaksonen will remain in his position until his replacement is effective.French liner CMA CGM Group is set to propose Claude Lebel, current CEO of MacAndrews Gmbh, for the role.CMA CGM earlier decided to merge Containerships and MacAndrews brands under the single Containerships brand from April 1, 2019. The French shipping major said the move would combine the two companies’ maritime and inland solutions with complementary regional footprints.CMA CGM acquired Finland-based Containerships in October 2018. The acquisition added four LNG-powered 1,400 TEU vessels to its fleet.last_img read more