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Presbyterian to Provide Free Flu Shots at St. Michael’s Clinic on October 7

October 3, 2017

SANTA FE, N.M. – Presbyterian Medical Group will provide FREE flu shots to the community at its clinic on 454 St. Michael's Drive Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 8 a.m. to noon or until the vaccine is gone.

The 2017-2018 flu vaccine will protect against four strains of seasonal flu:

  • Influenza A H3N2-type virus
  • Influenza A H1N1-type virus
  • Two Influenza B-type viruses

 
Flu shots are offered to individuals 5 years and older. For their safety, children under the age of 5 cannot receive flu shots through this clinic. Please contact your child's primary care provider to receive a properly dosed flu shot.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone six months and older receive the flu vaccine.

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About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. Presbyterian is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of eight hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with more than 11,000 employees.

Media Inquiries:

Kerri Dufault
Sr. Corporate Communications Specialist
E-mail: kdufault@phs.org
(505) 923-6593