Once again the free program “Vaccinations for Health”, have released new May dates for senior citizens of El Paso.

The El Paso Fire Department with the El Paso Health Department offer free medical services like free flu and pneumonia vaccines, blood pressure and glucose screenings and colorectal screening kits for seniors  and the services will continue through May with the following dates and locations:

  • May 2: Go Purple Health Fair, Bassett Place, 6101 Gateway Blvd., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • May 27: Paisano Green Community, 5300 E. Paisano Dr., 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Qualifications: Residents of El Paso and Hudspeth Counties who are 50 years of age or older and either are on Medicaid or are not insured qualify for this free public service.

The services include a basic health screening, influenza/pneumonia vaccine and a colorectal cancer screening kit and it is all free to senior citizens 50 years of age or older.

The goal of the program is to increase the wellness of our senior citizens in our community who do not have access to these services.

For more information, citizens are encouraged to call 311 or visit ephealth.com.