El Paso senior citizens can take advantage of free medical services that include vaccinations for influenza and pneumonia in October.

Fall weather also means that flu season will be rear it’s ugly head so the El Paso Health Department along with the El Paso Fire Department will be providing free blood pressure and glucose screenings, colorectal screening kits, including influenza and pneumonia vaccines.

New October Dates and Locations:

  • Thursday, Oct. 22: EPFD Community Center, 5415 Trowbridge Dr., 1-4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 24: Station 15, 115 Shorty Ln., 8-11 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 27: Station 28, 10820 McCombs St., 1-4 p.m.

All services are free to residents of El Paso and Hudspeth County who are 50 and over and do not have medical insurance or are on Medicaid. Seniors who meet these guidelines are encouraged to take advantage of the program. 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.

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