Free Flu Shots Saturday, Oct. 7 At Presbyterian Española Hospital

by Staff Reporter / Oct 04, 2017 / comments

Free Flu Shots Saturday, Oct. 7 At Presbyterian Española Hospital

ESPAÑOLA – Presbyterian Española Hospital, 1010 Spruce St., will provide FREE flu shots to the community in the hospital lobby during the Annual Health Fair and Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Hours are 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 for those six months and older. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone six months and older receive the flu vaccine.


About Presbyterian Española Hospital

Presbyterian Española Hospital has been owned and managed by Presbyterian Healthcare Services since 1977. This partnership is dedicated to improving the health of individuals, families and communities in Española and Rio Arriba County. Presbyterian Española Hospital and Presbyterian Healthcare Services operate a hospital, a primary care and specialty clinic, sleep disorder center, community-based programs, outpatient rehabilitation services and home healthcare services in Rio Arriba County. Presbyterian Española Hospital is one of eight hospitals run by Presbyterian, which also has a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group.