The City of El Paso is urging El Pasoans to get vaccinated against the flu and help reduce the number of flu cases that may require hospitalization.

The aim is to keep hospital rooms available for those being treated for COVID-19 and other major illnesses and emergencies. And if you’ve been paying attention, then you know how dire the situation with bed availability at all our local hospitals currently is.

Free flu shots are available to anyone 6 months of age and older.

While appointments are not needed, those taking advantage of the program are asked to print and fill out a patient questionnaire found at THIS LINK first and take it with them. If you don't have access to a printer, the city suggests you let staff know and they will provide you with a questionnaire to fill out on-site.

Free Drive-Thru Flu Vaccinations Schedule for Week of November 2

• Monday through Friday, Nov. 2-6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Project Vida Naftzger Clinic, 3612 Pera Ave.

• Monday through Saturday, Nov. 2-7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Butterfield Trail Air Cargo Center, 301 George Perry

• Monday through Saturday, Nov. 2-7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Westside Community Rec Center, 7400 High Ridge Dr.

• Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Canutillo ISD, 801 Talbot Ave.

• Saturday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Legent Hospital, 1416 George Dieter (use entrance off Physicians Dr.)

• Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., UTEP, 3333 N. Mesa (use entrance off of Sun Bowl Dr.)

Free Walk-In Flu Vaccinations Schedule for Week of November 2

• Monday through Friday, Nov. 2-6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Project Vida Westway Clinic, 1713 Banker Rd.

• Monday through Friday, Nov. 2-6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Project Vida Northeast Family Practice, 4875 Maxwell Ave.

• Monday through Friday, Nov. 2-6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Project Vida Montana Vista Clinic, 14900 Greg Dr.

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