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BIBS is the provider of central services for the City of Portland

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1250, Portland, OR 97204

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Flu Information

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                           Risk Management, Portland, OR


On-Site Flu Clinics are now completed. 

If you still need a free flu shot, please contact Carolyn Williams, RN at Carolyn.Williams@portlandoregon.gov or call her at 503-823-5238 to schedule an appointment.  There is still time to become immune before flu season hits hard.


Free Employee Flu Shots Are Still Available in City Risk

It's not too Late to get a Flu Shot! Being immunized is the number one way to avoid the flu.

How to get a Free Flu Shot Using Your Employee Health Plan

Contact the Benefits Office for information on using your Employee Health Plan to get a flu shot

Ebola vs. Flu

While the possibility of an Ebola outbreak in Portland is extremely low, a more immediate health concern for Portlanders is the start of cold and flu season. Follow this link to the Center for Disease Control website for more information on both

Flu IQ

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Is it a Cold or the Flu?

Since colds and flu share various symptoms, it can be difficult to diagnose on symptoms alone. This chart demonstrates some of the common shared symptoms and how they differ in each.

Flu Prevention

Steps to prevent getting the flu

Influenza (AKA the Flu) Health Tips

Facts, Signs & Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatments