Kaiser Permanente of Georgia to Hold Public Flu Shot Clinics on Saturday, Nov. 13th

November 12, 2004

ATLANTA -- Kaiser Permanente of Georgia has received an unexpected supply of approximately 12,000 flu vaccine doses and will hold public flu shot clinics on Saturday, November 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at six Kaiser Permanente medical centers (see list of participating centers below), while supplies last.

The clinics are open to Kaiser Permanente members and those in the community most at risk for getting the flu. High-risk Kaiser Permanente members will get a free flu shot. High-risk individuals who do not have Kaiser Permanente coverage can get a shot for $15. Kaiser Permanente will accept cash only; no credit cards or debit cards. Kaiser Permanente will not bill Medicare and no information to bill Medicare will be provided.

Everyone who visits the six Kaiser Permanente medical centers for a flu shot on Flu Shot Saturday must be in one of the priority groups listed below as identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

- Children age six months to 23 months old

- Primary caregivers for children age six months or younger

- People aged 65 years or older

- Pregnant women

- People who have chronic illnesses such as asthma, diabetes,  heart conditions and immune deficiencies (organ transplant, HIV, sickle cell anemia, chronic steroid use or dependence)

- Health care workers who have direct patient contact
- Residents of nursing homes or long-term care facilities


Those coming for a shot are advised to bring the following documentation to verify eligibility:

- Drivers license, birth certificate or valid Georgia ID to verify age

- Health care workers with direct patient contact should show work ID

- For members, diagnosis must be confirmed by review of the patient's medical record


For non-members:

- doctor's statement verifying diagnosis  OR

- current medication bottle that confirms treatment for a high-risk condition


Please call Kaiser Permanente at (404) 365-0966 for more information about Flu Shot Saturday.

Kaiser Permanente's Flu Shot Saturday takes place at these locations, while supplies last:


3550 Preston Ridge Road, Alpharetta, GA

Directions from
400: Exit 10,

Old Milton Parkway

; go east.  At the third traffic light, turn left onto

North Point Parkway

. Go 4/10 of a mile and turn right onto

Preston Ridge Road

. The Alpharetta Medical Center is on the left.



1175 Cascade Parkway, Atlanta, GA

Directions from I-285: Take I-285 to exit 7,

Cascade Road

; go east.  At the first road after the I-285 ramps, turn left onto

Cascade Parkway

. The
Cascade Medical Center is at the end of the street



2525 Cumberland Parkway, Atlanta, GA

Directions from I-285 South/West/East: Take exit 18, Paces Ferry

Road/Vinings.  Turn left off the exit and make a left at the second

traffic light (

Cumberland Parkway




3650 Steve Reynolds Blvd., Duluth, GA

Directions from I-85 North: Take exit 103,

Steve Reynolds Boulevard

; turn right. Go to the first light and turn left onto

Shackleford Road

. The
Medical Center is on the right. (Note: There is also an entrance off

Steve Reynolds Boulevard

past the

Shackleford Road



Directions from I-85 South: Take exit 104,

Pleasant Hill Road

; turn left. Go to the second light and turn right onto

Shackleford Road

. The Medical Center is one block down on the left.



5440 Hillandale Drive, Lithonia, GA

Directions from I-20 East: Exit 71,

Panola Road

; go north. At the first traffic light past I-20, turn right onto

Hillandale Drive

. The Medical Center is on the left



2400 Mt. Zion Parkway, Jonesboro, GA

Directions from I-75 South: Get off at Exit 231 and turn right. Turn

right onto

Mt Zion Boulevard

. Take an immediate left onto Mt Zion

Parkway. The
Medical Center is located 1 1/2 blocks down this road on the left.

Source: Kaiser Permanente