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Free Flu Shots Available in Socorro

Release Date:

October 2, 2018

SOCORRO, N.M. -- FREE flu shots will be available on October 17 from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Socorro General Medical Group at 1202 Highway 60 West, Building D in Socorro.

Free flu shots will be available for community members who are three years and older. 

The 2018-2019 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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone six months and older receive the flu vaccine.  Families should contact their child's primary care provider to receive a properly dosed flu shot.

 

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About Socorro General Hospital
Socorro General Hospital has been owned and managed by Presbyterian Healthcare Services since 1976. Socorro General Hospital and Presbyterian Healthcare Services operate a hospital, a primary care and specialty clinic, community-based programs and home healthcare and hospice services in Socorro County. Socorro General Hospital is one of nine hospitals run by Presbyterian, which also has a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group.

Press Contact:

Amanda Schoenberg
Senior Corporate Communications Specialist
E-mail: aschoenbe@phs.org 
(831) 331-5785